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Nevado del Ruiz Volcanic Eruption
25 August 2022
The Nevado del Ruiz Volcanic Eruption, also known as the Armero Tragedy, is considered as Colombia’s worst natural hazard-induced disaster which produced the deadliest lahar ever recorded.
The Manchester Briefing on COVID-19 is aimed at those who plan and implement recovery from COVID-19, including government emergency planners and resilience officers. This week’s Manchester Briefing (Issue 41) examines Financial Technology (FinTech) and Digital Government as policy delivery tools during COVID-19 and how these tools may be used in recovery and renewal. 
University of Manchester
Compendium of good practice on post disaster recovery in the Latin America and Caribbean Region
This compendium presents good practices in post-disaster recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean in order to spread and highlight the work and recovery processes taking place in different countries of the region.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters

This report addresses educational infrastructure and the global issue of it being underfunded and overexteded. Schools are more vulnerable to natural hazards than other building types, not only putting children at significant risk, but also reducing the

100 Resilient Cities

This working paper analyses the objectives and rationale of tracking public investments on disaster risk reduction (DRR). The document also looks into the methodologies adopted for tracking public investments for various cross-cutting issues and reviews

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
This guide addresses the absence of a risk reduction focus both in humanitarian aid and in the reconstruction processes and the related increase of the physical, social, economic, and environmental vulnerability of the population to new events.
Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery - UNDP United Nations Development Program - Ecuador United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters

This brochure illustrates lessons and challenges learned from UNDP activities in disaster risk reduction (DRR), recovery and reconstruction. Its goal is to further the understanding of the role of UN agencies, including the UNDP, and the role of the

United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Japan - government
This paper presents the achievements of a pilot project aiming to reinforce Bogotá's ability to manage 'natural' disasters on a grand scale (specifically earthquakes) and develop a policy framework for the planning of early recovery efforts during these events.
United Nations Development Programme - Colombia

This guide first lays out the relevant building codes in force in Colombia for small and medium scale construction projects. Subsequent sections discuss factors affecting earthquake vulnerability of masonry structures and mitigation strategies, factors in

Colombian Association for Earthquake Engineering

Este manual se ha realizado, por lo tanto, con el propósito de que sirva como una guía técnica idónea en donde se presentan alternativas de intervención o rehabilitación sísmica para disminuir la vulnerabilidad de las edificaciones existentes de adobe y

Colombian Association for Earthquake Engineering