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.
All Recovery Resources
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Design considerations for post natural disaster (fire) on-ground assessment of status of species, ecological communities, habitats and threats
2020
This report aims to highlight design considerations for conducting surveys to assess fire severity, habitat condition, threats, and the status of priority threatened species and ecological communities listed as most vulnerable to the 2019-20 wildfires.
University of Melbourne
THE BACKBONE OF REGIONAL AND RURAL ECONOMIES: SMALL BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY RESILIENCE
2021
This study assesses the impact of natural disasters to small businesses, using two case studies, the Townsville floods of 2019 and the ‘Black Summer’ Bushfires of 2019-20, as well as the role that insurance plays in the economic recovery of the regions.
SGS Economics and Planning
Polling – Bushfire crisis and concern about climate change
2020
This report presents the findings from the survey of Australians about direct experience of bushfires and smoke of the 2019 bushfires, and about climate change concerns and attitudes.
The Australia Institute
After the fires the Impacts of the 2019-20 Black Summer Bushfires on the Wellbeing of Emergency Services Personnel
2021
This report presents findings from the first wave of the After the Fires survey about the impacts of exposure to the 2019-2020 bushfire events on the wellbeing and resilience of first responders.
University of Western Australia
ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY GOVERNANCE ON THE FRONTLINES AND FAULTLINES IN THE BLACK SUMMER BUSHFIRES
2022
This paper presents the experiences of Aboriginal peoples and the response of their communities and organisation to the 2019-2020 bushfires in Australia, captured through various media articles, reports, submissions and testimony.
Australian National University
BUSHFIRE RECOVERY PROJECT No. 2
2021
This report is one of a series of Bushfire Science Reports prepared by the Bushfire Recovery Project, presenting the latest evidence from the scientific literature about bushfires, climate change and the native forests of southern and eastern Australia
Griffith University Australian National University
BURNT ASSETS The 2019-2020 Australian Bushfires
2020
This report explores how to value the environmental impacts of bushfires, illustrated with a simple analysis of how greenhouse gas emissions from bushfires reduce forest carbon (stocks), which are then partially restored through natural regrowth (flows).
World Wildlife Fund - US
Behavioural responses to multiple crises: Summary report
2021
This paper provides a summary of three separate papers looking at the impact and responses to the 2020 Black Summer Bushfire crisis, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic that followed.
Australian National University
Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund: Respond, Restore, and Build a Resilient Future
2020
This document provides the overview of the World Wildlife Fund Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund's response and recovery efforts for the 2019-2020 Bushfires in Australia.
World Wildlife Fund - US
Australia: After the bushfires
2021
This article of the UNESCO Courier focusing on restoring biodiversity and reviving life, shares the story of the effects of 2019-2020 bushfires on the biodiversity in Australia.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters