Featured PDNAs

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

DLNA Madagascar 2008
The Government of Madagascar undertook a comprehensive damage and loss and needs assessment to ascertain the extent of the damages caused by the three consecutive cyclones in 2008, and to define a comprehensive and feasible recovery plan.
The aim of the assessment is to identify priority areas to support the Government of Bangladesh in cyclone recovery efforts as well as to design a disaster management strategy.


Sri Lanka 2016 PDNA
This PDNA covers the damage and losses across various sectors following heavy rainfall and flooding in Vietnam in 2016. A recovery strategy proposing a long-term plan to strengthen the country’s preparedness for future disasters.
Grenadines Floods 2016
This report provides a rapid damage and loss assessment to inform the Government ’s recovery planning. It includes recommendations to further incorporate disaster risk reduction and management into land use and physical planning decision-making processes.
2016 Malawi Drought PDNA
This PDNA provides an analysis of the physical, socioeconomic, and human impacts of the 2015-2016 drought in Malawi. It analyzes the challenges and lessons from the ongoing drought response and provides recommendations for improved drought resilience.
Drought Angola PDNA 2016
This PDNA examines the impact of the prolonged drought from 2012 to 2016 in Angola on the three southern provinces Cunene, Namibe and Huíla. It provides a recovery strategy and key interventions for each of the three provinces.
This report presents the results of a series of assessments undertook by Care International in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in three drought affected provinces between September and October 2015 in order to better understand the needs and capabilities of affected communities. In parallel to the needs assessments, CARE PNG did a rapid gender analysis on the differing impact of the drought on women, men, girls and boys. The key findings included in this report cover the next areas: food security, WASH, livelihoods, health, coping strategies and recovery challenges.
The PDNA report indicates that the Malawi 2015 floods affected 1,101,364 people, displaced 230,000 and killed 106 people. The assessment focuses on medium to long term reconstruction and provides the guiding principles for recovery.
The report presents a comprehensive post disaster needs assessment exercise, launched simultaneously with response and relief efforts at the request of the Government of Nepal, with the objective to estimate damages and losses caused by the earthquake and to help identify recovery needs as well as strategy required for its implementation. The assessment exercise was led by the National Planning Commission (NPC) with assistance of more than 250 national and international experts who worked round the clock to produce this assessment covering 23 sectors in less than one month.
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.
This Rapid Damage and Impact Assessment was prepared following the devastating impacts of Tropical Storm Erika on August 27, 2015, to provide the Dominican government with a quantitative basis to design and build a comprehensive recovery strategy.
Cyclone Pam PDNA
This PDNA covers the damage, loss, and needs across various sectors following Tropical Cyclone Pam. Key issues and challenges regarding disaster risk management in Vanuatu are identified in the report.

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