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Herald 33
IRP Herald Volume 33 is the knowledge report for the International Recovery Forum 2022: Redesigning Systems for Resilience through Recovery: Assessing Progress and the Unfinished Agenda at the Midpoint of the Sendai Framework.
International Recovery Platform
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This case study describes the anticipatory action measures taken in the light of the 2021 Karnali floods in Nepal. It summarizes the Nepalese anticipatory action mechanism, and elaborates on the lessons learned from the recent floods.
Nepal Red Cross Society
Sri Lanka 2017 PDNA
This PDNA report covers the damage, losses, and recovery needs across various sectors following heavy rain and flooding in Sri Lanka in 2017.
Sri Lanka - government Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
Nepal PDNA 2017
The Post Flood Recovery Needs Assessment (PFR-NA) presents an objective basis for recovery planning as well as measures for reducing future risks. The objective of the Assessment is to estimate the impact of the 2017 floods that affected the Terai region and to identify medium-term recovery needs.
Nepal - government Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
This week's Manchester Briefing (Issue 42) details the University of Manchester's Recovery and Renewal Framework, where updates to the framework are explored, its development since April 2020, and how the framework might be applied in practice.
University of Manchester
29 August 2022
The Gorkha Earthquake in Nepal occurred on 25 April 2015 and had a magnitude of 7.6. Its epicentre was about 76km northwest of the capital Kathmandu. Around 9,000 people were killed, and over 100,000 people were injured.
In this paper, the authors assess tangible and intangible disaster recovery dynamics following the 2015 Nepal earthquakes and aftershocks in order to understand household adaptive capacity and transformation. They randomly selected 400 households in four communities across two highly impacted districts for surveys and interviews at 9 months and 1.5 years afterwards and returned at 2.5 years to share and discuss results.
Progress in Disaster Science (Elsevier)
This paper analyses the role of social capital in disaster resilience in remote communities after the 2015 Nepal earthquake. Social capital is widely regarded as a key element in recovery from and resilience to disasters. Yet, little attention has been paid to the specificities of what supports or undermines remote rural communities' social capital in disasters. The paper examines how bonding, bridging, and linking social capital operated after the 2015 earthquake in three remote Nepali communities of Sindhupalchok and Gorkha Districts, which have varying degrees of access to infrastructure, relief and recovery programmes.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
Handbook on Owner driven housing reconstruction
This Handbook serves to guide post-disaster housing reconstruction using an owner-driven housing reconstruction (ODHR) approach. It details the various processes, tasks and interventions involved in designing and managing ODHR programmes.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
This study illustrates the tangible and intangible dynamics of short- term household and settlement recoveries through three interconnected multi-faceted thematic sections that build on one another to contextualize short-term recovery dynamics: 1) inequality; 2) hazards, livelihood, and displacement; and 3) place, uncertainty, and mental well-being.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)