This detailed report analyzes El Salvador overall situation before the 2001 earthquake and assesses the effects of the disaster, specifically for the health services and for the salubrity of the environment. It also considers the management of the
This briefing paper provides a synthesis of key lessons learnt from evaluations of relief and recovery responses to past slow-onset disasters – particularly drought, and food and livelihoods insecurity. The paper is intended for people working in relief
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It is more than five years since Canberra experienced the devastating ‘firestorm’ on January 18 2003 in which 4 people died. This report details a research project that looked at aspects of the recovery process following the January 2003 bushfire
This report provides tables with data and statistics documenting damage to infrastructure, an overview of response activities, and inventory of recovery and reconstruction efforts of Marmara Earthquake in 1999.
This publication is a tool for field actors, with the primary purpose of enabling humanitarian actors and communities to plan, establish, and coordinate a set of minimum multisectoral interventions to prevent and respond to secular violence during the
The present book is a collection of nine papers published over nearly three decades. The first one is a newspaper article on the 1976 tornado in former Faridpur district, Bangladesh. Another article published in 1991,is on the impact of river-bank erosion