PDNA guidance

These guides support a consistent and coherent approach to the post-disaster assessment, provide an objective and comprehensive estimate of recovery needs, while facilitating quick decision-making and action

Featured PDNAs

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.


haiti 2010 earthquake pdna
This document presents a multi-sector review of damage and losses incurred following the earthquake on January 12, 2010 and an action plan for the identification of needs for recovery and rebuilding the country in the short, medium, and long term.
This document presents key findings from consultations with the children and youth undertook to hear their ideas and priorities for the country’s reconstruction as they are among the most vulnerable groups affected by the disaster, and as many of them have already mobilized to support their communities in the response and taken on strong leadership roles.
PDNA 2010 Floods Togo
This post-disaster needs assessment is intended to conduct a socio-economic analysis to assess the damage, losses and reconstruction needs after the 2010 floods in Togo.
El Salvador PDNA
This assessment provides estimates of the impacts of floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in El Salvador in 2009, and the estimated costs of reconstruction and recovery.
Floods 2009 Burkina Faso Assessment of Damage Loss and Construction Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Needs
This post-disaster needs assessment provides estimates of the damages and losses, and the costs for reconstruction and recovery following the 2009 floods in Burkina Faso. 
Floods 2009 Central African Republic Joint Needs Assessment Report
This joint needs assessment report provides estimates of the impacts and costs of reconstruction and recovery in Central African Republic following the 2009 floods in Bangui.
Floods 2009 Senegal Post Disaster Needs Assessment -FR
This post-disaster needs assessment estimates the costs of recovery and reconstruction resulting from the impacts of the August 2009 floods in Dakar, Sengal.
Floods 2009 Namibia Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA)
This Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) assesses damage and losses incurred as a result of 2009 floods, and provides an assessment of recovery and reconstruction options that could provide resilience to future events such as droughts and floods.
Typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng 2009 the Philippines Post-Disaster Needs Assessment Main Report
This Post-Disaster Needs Assessment analysis covers damages, losses, and economic and social impacts from Ondoy and Pepeng, providing a basis for determining recovery and reconstruction needs.
Typhoon Ketsana 2009 Lao PDR Damage Loss and Needs Assessment
This PDNA addresses the damages and losses from the impacts of Typhoon Ketsana, and identifies resource needs in the medium and longer term to address the urgent requirements for recovery and restoration of the livelihoods of the affected population

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