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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This case study presents the Canadian Red Cross's housing reconstruction activities in Honduras and Nicaragua after 1998 hurricane Mitch.
ProVention Consortium International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
A briefing on the implications of the Izmit Earthquake,Turkey, 1999.

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

World Health Organization

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

ProVention Consortium Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance
The main purpose of this publication is to reflect in one document recovery assistance and services available to victims of a disaster incident.
Federal Emergency Management Agency

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

Australian Catholic University
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.
Asian Disaster Reduction Center

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

Inter-Agency Standing Committee
The 1991 eruptions of Mount Pinatubo and subsequent widespread lahars are signal events both in volcanology and volcanic hazards mitigation.
United States Geological Survey Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology

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

Disaster Research Training and Management Centre