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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Supporting a 21st Century Workforce in Puerto Rico
2020
This document gives decisionmakers details on the workforce challenges in Puerto Rico prior to the 2017 hurricane season, and directly afterward and offers suggested strategies to design and implement workforce development programs and overarching system.
Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center RAND Corporation
Municipalities on the Front Lines of Puerto Rico's Recovery
2020
This detailed report focuses on the impact that Hurricanes Irma and Maria had on the ability of Puerto Rico’s municipalities to govern and deliver services to their constituents.
RAND Corporation Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center
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2022
This case study describes the anticipatory action measures taken in the light of the 2021 Karnali floods in Nepal. It summarizes the Nepalese anticipatory action mechanism, and elaborates on the lessons learned from the recent floods.
Nepal Red Cross Society
Post Cyclone Gombe Mozambique
2022
Tropical Cyclone Gombe, in March 2022, caused floods in Mozambique that damaged fishing and agriculture-based livelihoods. This report assesses the damage and identifies the most urgent needs with regard to the food and agriculture sector.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters
wash DRF guide
2022
This WASH DRF Guide provides the specific steps involved in developing a government-led disaster recovery framework for the WASH sector. It assists stakeholders engaged in the development of a DRF to implement recovery programmes for the WASH sector.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters United Nations Children's Fund
2022
This month we share our 51st Issue of The Manchester Briefing - and our last funded by our ESRC project on Recovery, Renewal, Resilience (RRR).
University of Manchester
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2022
This paper presents an automated way to extract the damaged buildings images after earthquakes from social media platforms such as Twitter and thus identify the particular user posts containing such images.
Scientific Reports (Nature)
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2022
This briefing note highlights the gaps which need addressing in policy and practice and provides key recommendations for policy makers in relation to the role of animals for disaster recovery in society, ownership and marginalised groups.
DRR Dynamics Ltd
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2022
This contributing paper examines the interplay between official adaptive social protection (ASP) and grassroots efforts based on a case study of the rural reconstruction and recovery that took place after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan, China.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This contributing paper delves into the impact of a tsunami and the COVID-19 pandemic on the coastal tourism sector in Pandeglang Regency (Banten Province) in Indonesia.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction