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Post-Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNA)
ILO teams assess damage wreaked by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in Tacloban in the Philippines

A Post-Disaster Needs Assessment and Recovery Framework (PDNA/RF) together comprise an approach to harmonize the assessment, analysis and prioritization of damages, losses and needs by a range of stakeholders (United Nations agencies and programmes, the World Bank, donors, non-governmental organizations) in support of the national government.

PDNA is a government-led exercise, with integrated support from the United Nations, the European Commission, the World Bank and other national and international actors. A PDNA pulls together information into a single, consolidated report, information on the physical impacts of a disaster, the economic value of the damages and losses, the human impacts as experienced by the affected population, and the resulting early and long-term recovery needs and priorities.

A Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) encompasses two perspectives: (i) the valuation of physical damages and economic losses; and, (ii) the identification of human recovery needs based on information obtained from the affected population. These perspectives are integrated into a single assessment process to support the identification and selection of response options covering recovery interventions from early- to long-term recovery in a Recovery Framework (RF).

A PDNA should commence as soon as possible after the disaster onset, ideally within the first weeks. A first objective for the PDNA is to support the elaboration of the Recovery Framework in time for the revision of a humanitarian flash appeal - normally within five to six weeks following the onset of a disaster. This provides the foundation for more in-depth assessments, ongoing recovery and transition to development as the Recovery Framework continues to be more fully elaborated. Needs identified by the PDNA beyond national capacity may be used as an evidence base for the mobilization of further international resources in support of recovery, e.g. in connection with an international donor conference in response to the disaster.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment Report  American Samoa – Tropical Storm Gita
2018
This document is a summary of the Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDAs) conducted to estimate damages of Tropical Storm Gita in American Samoa.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
2018
This drought impact and needs assessment (DINA) was conducted using remote sensing technology to validate findings. This DINA goes beyond determining the damages, losses and resulting needs; it aims for a multi-sectoral, phased recovery strategy focused on strengthening resilience to future disasters and effectively preventing the cyclical risk of famine.
World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
2018
The Somalia Drought Impact and Needs Assessment (DINA), a process led by the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) in partnership with the Federal Member States (FMS), the World Bank (WB), United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU), aims to reduce the country’s vulnerability to climate shocks, strengthen resilience and significantly reduce the future risk of famine in Somalia. Volume II of the DINA presents in depth the data collected and analyzed for each of the 18 sectors and cross-cutting themes.
World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the Somalia - government
2018
The Somalia Drought Impact and Needs Assessment (DINA), a process led by the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and Federal Member States (FMS), with technical and financial support by the World Bank (WB), United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU), aims to reduce the country’s vulnerability to climate shocks, strengthen resilience and significantly reduce the future risk of famine in Somalia. Volume III of the DINA presents a breakdown of overall damages, losses and recovery needs by FMS and BRA, as well as sector-specific disaggregation of data. The FMS-level annexes serve an important purpose in capturing state-level needs, which will in turn inform the development of the Recovery and Resilience Framework (RRF) to operationalize the findings of the DINA. The state-level findings have been validated by the FMS/BRA through a process of engagement and consensus-building.
World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the Somalia - government
Hurricane Irma and Maria Barbuda and Antigua PDNA
2017
The PDNA report covers the damage, losses, and recovery needs following hurricanes Irma and Maria, which impacted Barbuda and Antigua in 2017. A recovery strategy and summary of identified priority actions for recovery is included in the report.
Antigua and Barbuda - government World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations - Headquarters European Union Caribbean Development Bank
2017
This report assesses the scale of damage of the 2016 floods in Vietnam and lays the groundwork for effective recovery and reconstruction efforts in the five priority provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Ninh Thuan.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the Viet Nam - government
2017
This report of a Post-Incident Assessment conducted by KPMG LLP for the Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA), provides a review of the Government of Alberta’s support to stakeholders, emergency social services, and community evacuations during the May 2016 Wood Buffalo Wildfire (also known as the Horse River Wildfire) and its aftermath. 
KPMG International Government of Alberta
Évaluation des Besoins Post Catastraphe Pour le Cyclone Mathieu
2017
This 2016 Haiti post-disaster needs assessment reports on the damage caused by the cyclone Mathieu and incurred needs and costs and presents the recommended recovery strategy for an adequate response to the post-disaster situation.
Haiti - government European Union World Bank, the United Nations - Headquarters Inter-American Development Bank
2015
This Post-Flood and Landslide Needs Assessment (PFLNA) determines the impact of, and recovery and reconstruction needs following, the devastating floods that hit Myanmar in July and August 2015. The assessment was ley by the Government of Myanmar and supported by the European Union, United Nations agencies, the World Bank, and other development partners. The assessment adopted a multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary approach for assessing disaster impacts and prioritizing recovery and reconstruction needs.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the Myanmar - government
2016
The PDNA of the 2014 Pico do Fogo volcanic eruption provides the country of Cabo Verde with an assessment based on an internationally accepted methodology for resource and partnership mobilization in order to recover and reconstruct after a disaster event
ACP-EU Natural Disaster Facility Cabo Verde - government Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the