This book seeks to provide the analytical tools needed to enhance national capacity for disaster response. The editors and authors begin with an overview that summarizes key lessons learned form the six country case studies in the volume. Next, they
This document gives options for rebuilding the community, meeting the evident needs of the most vulnerable people and filling key gaps in Haiti’s reconstruction regarding shelter and relief, water and sanitation, health and recovery. It states that risk
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
This document describes the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) support to disaster risk management, including major financing for post-disaster recovery, investments in preventing and mitigating disaster impacts and analytical work
World Bank, the
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
This briefing note advocates for a sustained international reconstruction effort which will effectively translate into a new start for Haiti, and which would meet the country’s long-term development needs. It particularly calls to integrate disaster risk
This paper is calling for the Government of Haiti and the international community to focus on reducing the impact of future disasters. It asserts that Haiti’s disasters cannot be prevented, but that their effects on the people who live here can be minimised by investments in pre-disaster preparedness and disaster risk reduction (DRR), and that DRR must be treated as a critical component of any reconstruction and recovery framework for the country.
This policy brief presents the Haiti earthquake as an opportunity to correct past mistakes and promote a more strategic and inclusive policy vision aiming to move the Haitian economy from recovery to a more sustainable economic growth and development path
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
This document presents key findings from consultations with the children and youth undertook to hear their ideas and priorities for the country’s reconstruction as they are among the most vulnerable groups affected by the disaster, and as many of them have already mobilized to support their communities in the response and taken on strong leadership roles.