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Cultural Heritage
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ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY GOVERNANCE ON THE FRONTLINES AND FAULTLINES IN THE BLACK SUMMER BUSHFIRES
2022
This paper presents the experiences of Aboriginal peoples and the response of their communities and organisation to the 2019-2020 bushfires in Australia, captured through various media articles, reports, submissions and testimony.
Australian National University
Traditional Societies' Response to Volcanic Hazards in the Philippines: Implications for community-based disaster recovery
2007
The present article addresses the Aetas' response to the 1991 Mt Pinatubo eruption and subsequent cultural changes, using the concept of resilience.
Mountain Research and Development
Recovery Planning for Natural Resources and Parks in Puerto Rico
2020
This report presents a socioecological system framework for recovery planning, information on observed damage, and 25 courses of action for the recovery from the 2017 Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center RAND Corporation
Cultural and Historical Resources Recovery Planning in Puerto Rico
2020
This report provides an overview of Puerto Rico's cultural resources and their importance, the findings from numerous rapid assessments of storm damage, and details for the recovery actions in Puerto Rico's economic and disaster recovery plan.
Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center RAND Corporation
Cyclone Winston PDNA
2016
This PDNA covers the damage and losses across various sectors following Tropical Cyclone Winston that struck Fiji in 2016. A summary of recovery, reconstruction, and resilience needs are included in the report.
Fiji - government Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
2011 Bhutan PDNA
2011
This Joint Rapid Assessment presents an overall assessment of the damage and loss following the 2011 earthquake in Bhutan. A framework for early recovery, reconstruction, and disaster risk reduction is also presented in the latter section of this Assessment.
Bhutan - government Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations - Headquarters
West Sumatra Earthquake 2009 Indonesia Damage Loss and Preliminary Needs Assessment
2009
This report presents the assessment of the damage, losses and human recovery needs resulting from the earthquakes in West Sumatra and Jambi.
Indonesia - government National Agency for Disaster Management (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana)
Earthquake 2009 Bhutan Joint Rapid Assessment for Recovery Reconstruction and Risk Reduction
2009
This Joint Rapid Assessment presents preliminary cost estimates for loss and damage as a result of the 2009 Earthquake in Bhutan. It estimates recovery and reconstruction costs and identifies priorities for early recovery, reconstruction and disaster risk reduction, and a time-line for addressing them.
Bhutan - government Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations - Headquarters
Tropical Storm and Floods 2008 Yemen Damage Losses and Needs Assessment
2008
This report presents an estimation of the main effects of the disaster, including estimating (i) the value of physical assets that were totally or partially destroyed by the disaster; (ii) the losses in economic flows from the temporary absence of those assets; and (iii) the impact on economic development and social conditions.
Yemen - government World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Earthquake and Tsunami 2004 Indonesia Preliminary Damage and Loss Assessment
2005
This document represents a preliminary assessment of damages and losses in Indonesia due to the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami.
Indonesia - government