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Case Studies on Institutional Arrangements for Recovery
2022
These case studies describe institutional structures, legal frameworks, and management lessons gleaned from practical experience, providing recovery leaders with insights suited to their context, disaster scenarios, and institutional landscapes.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery - UNDP
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2022
This study investigated the impact of COVID-19 on disaster recovery from various types of hazards, with regard to preparedness, evacuation, early recovery, awareness and knowledge of different types of hazards.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
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2021
Spatio-temporal mapping of climatic and biological disaster outbreak in India has been undertaken using historical data and scientific tools to explore options to support for relief, recovery, resilience, and adaptation.
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit National Institute of Disaster Management (India)

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

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National policies and plans

2019

SOP for heatwave has been developed by the District Disaster Management Authority of Gorakhpur with technical support from UNICEF, UP. In SOP, the roles & responsibilities of all the departmental stakeholders have been clearly identified & comprehensively

District Disaster Management Authority Gorakhpur
2010

This document considers integrated institutional arrangements, state of the art forecasting and early warning systems, failsafe communication system, rapid evacuation of threatened communities, quick deployment of specialized response forces and

Ministry of Home Affairs (India) National Disaster Management Authority (India)
2009

This policy aims at: (i) Promoting a culture of prevention, preparedness and resilience at all levels through knowledge, innovation and education; (ii) Encouraging mitigation measures based on technology, traditional wisdom and environmental

National Disaster Management Authority (India)

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2012
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Ministry of Home Affairs (India)