This is a summary report of the Experts Meeting which was organized on January 16 to verify the progress made in recovery efforts implemented in tsunami- and earthquake-hit regions and to come up with concrete measures to achieve better recovery. The Experts Meeting comprised three thematic group discussions, on “Housing” “Livelihood” and “Organizational and Institutional Arrangements,” for a recovery with a view to build back better as well as a plenary session.
World Bank, the
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters
Hyogo Prefectural Government
International Labour Organization
International Recovery Platform
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Japan
This collection of good practices shows how building the capacity of local institutions is key to sustaining disaster risk reduction, and demonstrates the immediate impact of local and national political commitments that institutionalise disaster risk
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Development Programme - Thailand
International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization
One of the areas of importance to effective risk reduction lies in the provision of safe, structurally secure shelter, which is closely related to the sustainability issues of the type of construction, for example. It is important for the reconstruction
This document provides three sections in response to the earthquake that struck Pakistan and India in October 2005. The first section covers an overview of the disaster and its impact, including an overview of the government, army and civil society response in addition to the organization of the international response and main actions taken, the second addresses the early recovery framework comprised of the early recovery needs assessment and guiding principles for recovery. The third discusses implementation arrangements and monitoring. Lastly, the document covers implementation arrangements and monitoring efforts.
Pakistan - government
United Nations Resident Coordinator - Pakistan
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
ERRA’s health policy delineates guiding principles, guidelines and strategy for reconstruction in the earthquake-affected districts. The health component of Government’s ‘Build Back Better’ policy is based on the Humanitarian charter for minimum standards for health care, including the right to ‘health for all’ and respect of the dignity of the population affected by the disaster.
Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority
This assessment estimates the damage and reconstruction costs of the October 8, 2005 earthquake that struck areas of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in Pakistan.