Build Back Better

IRP provides recovery guidance and comprehensive library of recovery resources to support the practice of disaster recovery and building back better.
Fragility and Conflict
Items: 67
WRC5 Knowledge Report
This knowledge report highlights the key lessons and recommendations emerging from the discussions during the 15 sessions of the 5th World Reconstruction Conference.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the World Bank, the International Recovery Platform
WRC5 Joint Communique
The Joint Communique sets out the agreements reached at the conclusion of the 5th Edition of the World Reconstruction Conference on 23-25 May 2022 in Bali, Indonesia.
World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery - UNDP United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Recovery Platform
IRP Herald 32
IRP Herald Volume 32 is the knowledge report for IRP-supported sessions at the Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction in 2021.
International Recovery Platform
Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030


This report presents the progress made towards the goal, global targets and priorities for action of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030.
United Nations - Headquarters
This Toolkit on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Crisis and Recovery Settings provides guidance on how to enable the leadership of women and girls while making sure that their specific needs are met.
United Nations Development Programme United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
The CURE Framework draws from existing frameworks and tools for reconstruction and recovery in urban settings. It seeks to knit together people-centered and place-based approaches to produce integrated policies that share a common cultural thread.
World Bank, the
This report is based on research into the gender dimensions of humanitarian interventions in post-conflict settings from a peacebuilding perspective, using the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal as a case study from which lessons can be drawn for other contexts. It identifies the risks posed by gender-blind humanitarian programming, the need to understand the multiple intersecting dimensions of vulnerability, as well as the key challenges in operationalising national and local gender and conflict-sensitive programming.
International Alert
This guide explains how to conduct a PDNA in Conflict Situations, and complements existing guidelines developed by the tripartite partnership to support post-disaster needs assessments and recovery planning.
World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters European Union

This report documents the humanitarian challenges encountered by internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Somalia, in the context of drought and ongoing conflict in the country. It outlines problems such as food insecurity and undernutrition, the lack of

Refugees International
This document discusses how almost six years after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, despite the overall good recovery progress, some areas have lagged behind and 134,000 evacuees continue to live in displacement. Prolonged and protracted displacement has had profound and disproportionate impacts on the more vulnerable members of society, particularly older people. 
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre