Build Back Better

IRP provides recovery guidance and a comprehensive library of recovery resources to support the practice of disaster recovery and building back better.
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Mitigation Assessment Team Report Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico Building Performance, Observations, Recommendations, and Technical Guidance
2018
This assessment report is intended to provide decision makers, government officials, academia, homeowners, and business owners, operators among other stakeholders with information and technical guidance that can be used to reduce future hurricane damage.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Housing Damage Assessment and Recovery Strategies Report Puerto Rico
2018
This report culminates months of data gathering, strategy development, recovery priorities and potential strategies and the results of various community-level damage assessments in the aftermath of the Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Hurricane Maria Two-Year Update American Red Cross
2019
This report covers the American Red Cross's response and recovery efforts for damage caused by Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico in the past two years after its occurrence.
American Red Cross
Sudan  Rapid PDNA 2021
2021
This rapid assessment outlines key actions needed for recovery from the 2020 floods in Sudan. The report documents the immense scale and damage of the floods and highlights the importance of preparedness to reduce the impacts and damages of future floods.
Sudan - government Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme - Sudan
Croatia December 2020 Earthquake RDNA
2020
This report provides a structured account of the sectoral, economic, and social impact of the earthquakes which struck Croatia between December 2020 and January 2021. It highlights key findings and provides recommendations for recovery and reconstruction.
Croatia - government World Bank, the
Croatia Earthquake PDNA
2020
This rapid damage and needs assessment report presents estimates for damage, loss, reconstruction and recovery from the March 2020 earthquake in Croatia, and supports recovery strategy planning and development of necessary frameworks for reconstruction.
Croatia - government World Bank, the
Vanuatu PDNA 2020
2020
The Vanuatu TC Harold and COVID-19 PDNA estimates the total compound impacts of TC Harold and COVID-19, identifies and quantifies needs across sectors, and supports the development of the Vanuatu Recovery Strategy 2020-2023.
Vanuatu - government United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters World Bank, the Australian Agency for International Development Overseas Development Institute
Japan and UNDP Partnership for Building Back Better- Annual Report of 2020 Approved Projects
2022
This annual report provides an overview of the 26 UNDP-Japan funded projects implemented in 20 countries across Africa totaling USD 40 million.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
Herald 33
2022
IRP Herald Volume 33 is the knowledge report for the International Recovery Forum 2022: Redesigning Systems for Resilience through Recovery: Assessing Progress and the Unfinished Agenda at the Midpoint of the Sendai Framework.
International Recovery Platform
IRP Herald 32
2022
IRP Herald Volume 32 is the knowledge report for IRP-supported sessions at the Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction in 2021.
International Recovery Platform