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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BRDNA
2020
This Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment (RDNA) estimates the impact on the population, physical assets, infrastructure and service delivery, following the explosions in the Port of Beirut in August 2020.
World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters European Union
3RF Cover
2020
The framework for Reform, Recovery and Reconstruction (the 3RF) is a people-centered recovery and reconstruction framework, and a part of a comprehensive response to the massive explosion on the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020.
World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the European Union
Haiti 2021 PDNA DRF Case Study
2022
This case study documents the lessons learned and contributions of the post disaster needs assessment and disaster recovery framework toward implementing recovery from the August 2021 earthquake in Haiti's Southern Peninsula.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery - UNDP
Global Rapid Post-Disaster Damage Estimation (GRADE) for Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai Volcanic Eruption
2022
This is the Global Rapid Post-Disaster Damage Estimation report on the January 15 eruption, providing estimated costs of the physical damages caused by the volcanic eruption and tsunami.
Tonga - government World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
Cover
2022
This paper presents a selection of 25 components used to define resilience, and an interesting linkage emerges between these components and the dimensions of risk management.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science
Response and Recovery after Maria Lessons for Disaster Law and Policy
2018
This article analyzes the reasons for the flawed response to the 2017 Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and proposes improvements in future disaster policy.
University of California, Berkeley
A Framework for Evaluating Electric Power Grid Improvements in Puerto Rico
2019
This report is based on analysis performed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory from March 2018 to July 2018 in support of Puerto Rico’s recovery plan.
Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center RAND Corporation
Far From Recovery Puerto Rico Six Months After Hurricane Maria
2018
This report provides an overview of conditions on the ground of recovery from the 2017 Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, as of March 2018, reviews the underlying vulnerability, and offers recommendations for a way forward to a more equitable recovery.
Oxfam - America
Case Studies on Institutional Arrangements for Recovery
2022
These case studies describe institutional structures, legal frameworks, and management lessons gleaned from practical experience, providing recovery leaders with insights suited to their context, disaster scenarios, and institutional landscapes.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery - UNDP
Post-Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico and Local Participation
2020
This document shows the post disaster recovery progress, the challenges and opportunities for local participation, and the potential contribution of nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and local businesses to post disaster recovery in Puerto Rico.
City University of New York