In this paper the authors use quantitative and qualitative data to investigate how traditional housing was transformed during the post-earthquake reconstruction of four historic neighborhoods in the Kathmandu Valley.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
This study shifts attention beyond estimating building damage as the main source of information after an earthquake by introducing an approach to rapidly identify the obstacles that lead to the lack of household recovery progress.
This report highlights the urgent need to rewire the current financial systems towards (a) de-risking current investments (b) integrating risk reduction into credit allocation and (c) redirecting financial flows towards risk reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
This brief explores how new satellite imagery technology can help predict the impact of tropical cyclones in climate vulnerable countries such as Fiji, analyze their potential compounding effects, and improve disaster risk management.
This report presents an integrated view of the way forward from the fires, including exploring why the 2019-20 fire season was so devastating, what new capabilities can be implemented and how Australia can best learn from its worst fire season on record.
This Palau disaster management reference handbook focuses on Palau's disaster management framework and disaster risk reduction strategies. It also provides an overview of the country's government, geography, demographics and social cultural practices.
Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
This report outlines an extensive two-part national study designed to better understand the impact of climate-fueled disasters on mental health in Australia, and how best to support the wellbeing, recovery and resilience of communities.