This report is specifically designed to review and document good practices and experiences of the Government and people of China in the recovery and reconstruction operations following the Wenchuan Earthquake.
China Earthquake Administration
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
International Labour Organization
International Recovery Platform
This book, consisting of two parts, the theory of Total Disaster Risk Management (TDRM) and good practices for disaster risk management, was compiled for the purpose of promoting TDRM as a comprehensive approach to disaster risk reduction worldwide.
This assessment report of the 2008 earthquake in China is part of UNCRD's research project on community-based disaster prevention and housing earthquake strengthening projects. It reviews the recovery plan for urban and rural housing reconstruction, which
This publication describes UNEP's engagement in the post-disaster recovery effort following the earthquake in the Sichuan Province, China on 12 May 2008. It outlines the key achievements of UNEP's engagement in the country from 2008 to 2010, which focused
This publication reports on research carried out in six Asian countries: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam and China. It covers a variety of schemes and interventions in these countries, including disaster management lessons from the
Institute of Development Studies
Institute for Human Development
This report consists of the papers from ERIA’s research project on “Economic and Welfare Impacts of Disasters in East Asia and Policy Responses” in Fiscal Year 2011-12. It aims to improve our understanding on how the
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia
This volume presents eighteen case studies of natural disasters from Australia, Europe, North America and developing countries. By comparing the impacts, it seeks to identify what moves people to adapt, which adaptive activities succeed and which fail