Build Back Better

IRP provides recovery guidance and comprehensive library of recovery resources to support the practice of disaster recovery and building back better.
Guidance for Disaster Recovery
Items: 34
2017
This consultative version of the guideline is the product of literature reviews, discussions and contributions from diverse stakeholders, as well as UNISDR-nominated experts appointed specifically for the development of the Words into Action guideline for Build back better in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2016
This document attempts to fill knowledge gaps regarding the role of the private sector in disaster recovery and draws from the wider body of knowledge and from documented experiences of past and present disaster planning and recovery.
International Recovery Platform
2012
This guidance note presents a series of steps to initiate and sustain Pre Disaster Recovery Planning (PDRP) in order to ensure that communities "build back better" following a natural disaster. It offers guidance on developing a planning framework and attempts to present the key steps and considerations at a broad level, to present relevant examples, and to provide recommendations grounded in the experiences of others.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Recovery Platform
2010
This guidance note shares 'live lessons' learned - told through first-person stories - that contribute to disaster preparedness, mitigation, and a recovery that builds back better. It asserts that telling live lessons have great value as a way to create monuments and memorials, and can be transformative and therapeutic activities for individuals and whole communities.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Recovery Platform
2010
This publication draws from documented experiences of past and present recovery efforts, collected through a desk review and consultations with relevant experts. It aims to provide emergency planners and other officials in the health sector with guidance as to how the health sector in a country devastated by a disaster can be reconstructed and rehabilitated, affording a valuable opportunity to develop and implement disaster risk reduction measures and to apply the "build back better" principle.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Recovery Platform
2010
This publication draws from documented experiences of past and present recovery efforts, collected through a desk review and consultations with relevant experts. These experiences and lessons learned are classified into four major issues: (i) who may need psychosocial programming; (i) assessment; (iii) symptoms; (iv) psychosocial programming; (v) key psychosocial issues in recovery; and (vi) role of the media.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Recovery Platform
2010
This publication is an initial step in documenting, collecting and sharing disaster recovery experiences and lessons, which also integrate disaster reduction initiatives aimed at reducing the womens' vulnerability. It draws from documented experiences, of past and present recovery efforts, collected through a desk review and consultations with relevant experts.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Recovery Platform
2010
The purpose of this document is to create a cohesive documented body of knowledge for disaster recovery planners and policy makers, in the recognition that preventive measures are vital to reducing the more costly efforts of responding to disasters.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Recovery Platform
2010
The purpose of this document is to create a cohesive documented body of knowledge for disaster recovery planners and policy makers, in the recognition that preventive measures are vital to reducing the more costly efforts of responding to disasters.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Recovery Platform
2010
The purpose of this document is to create a cohesive documented body of knowledge for disaster recovery planners and policy makers, in the recognition that preventive measures are vital to reducing the more costly efforts of responding to disasters.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Recovery Platform
Items: 43
2019
This document draws on this experience and is aimed at decision makers across four main stakeholder groups to increase the level of knowledge about technical assistance and operationalise its implementation. The guidelines seek to ensure that the reconstruction of housing in disaster-affected communities results in sustainably safer housing.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters AXA Group
2019
This note provides practical guidance to national governments about key priorities for the education sector following a major disaster or crisis.
World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
2018
This paper serves as a guide for development practitioners, particularly the World Bank and UNESCO teams operating on the ground, as well as national and local authorities, planners, and international organizations to integrate culture, both as an asset and as a tool, in all phases of city reconstruction and recovery.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters World Bank, the
2018
This guidance note is intended to provide action-oriented guidance to government officials facing post-disaster recovery challenges related to the transport sector.
World Bank, the International Recovery Platform Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
2018
This Guidance Note aims to provide action-oriented guidance to local and national government officials and key decision makers who face post-disaster challenges and to assist them in incorporating gender-responsive recovery and reconstruction efforts across all sectors through robust gender assessments that lead to concrete needs identification and gender-specific recovery strategies and frameworks.
World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
2017
The materials contained in this supplementary document complement those found in the existing IRP Guidance Note on Recovery – Health. The discussions and case studies contained herein portray an expanded and oftentimes fresh perspective on many of the issues found in the original guidance note on several new and emerging issues for which there exist best practices and lessons learned
International Recovery Platform
2017
This consultative version of the guideline is the product of literature reviews, discussions and contributions from diverse stakeholders, as well as UNISDR-nominated experts appointed specifically for the development of the Words into Action guideline for Build back better in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2017
This Guide is designed for local governments to help them to prepare for recovery from future disasters by engaging with the whole community and planning for comprehensive, long-term recovery activities.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
2016
This document attempts to fill knowledge gaps regarding the role of the private sector in disaster recovery and draws from the wider body of knowledge and from documented experiences of past and present disaster planning and recovery.
International Recovery Platform
2015
This handbook provides a framework for identifying an effective recovery strategy following a biological incident, as well as a compendium of practical, evidence-based recovery options to assist with the remediation of environmental biological contamination.
Public Health England