This report examines the response to the Pakistan floods of 2010. It states that the frequency and severity of natural disasters are predicted to increase. Along with increases in population, especially in urban centres, the number of fatalities and the
This strategy paper sets out how the Government of the United Kingdom plans to transform the way in which DFID and the wider global community approach the humanitarian agenda by proposing new approaches and a framework for
This report provides an overview and four key insights into the storm surge-induced flooding that took place as a consequence of the large storm known as ’Xaver‘ in the United Kingdom on December 5 and 6, 2013. It contains detailed analysis on a number of
This guide provides an overview of selected generally accepted practices and emerging new practices associated with managing disruptions and used variously within Australasia, USA and UK, which include: business continuity planning, disaster recovery planning, emergency management and business resilience, among others.
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This handbook provides a framework for identifying an effective recovery strategy following a biological incident, as well as a compendium of practical, evidence-based recovery options to assist with the remediation of environmental biological contamination.
This report presents the commitments made by the government of the United Kingdom on international development.
Though not explicitly addressed, disaster risk reduction, an emerging crosscutting issue in development, is taken into consideration by
This guidance document is designed to complement Emergency Preparedness, which sets out how the duties under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (CCA) and its supporting Regulations (Regulations) should be implemented. This guidance focuses on guiding
This report presents an economic impact assessment of the Boxing Day 2015 flooding on small and medium sized businesses (SMEs). It is aimed to support the evidence that the Calderdale Flood Commission collates to make recommendations to Government, the Council, the Environment Agency, the community and businesses, about the effects of recent flooding and lessons for possible future flooding. This report will assist policy makers and local stakeholders to take effective action based on what the community of SMEs needs to recover and continue to provide jobs, products and service for local communities.
This collaboration between Lancaster University and Save the Children researched children and young people’s experiences of the UK winter 2013/14 floods. The authors used creative arts methods to work with flood-affected children and communicate their ideas to policy. Children, in fact are often ignored in disaster-related planning and policy development.
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This report sets out key insights and findings from a major research project focussed on the social and political dynamics of flood events. The research sought to understand the evolution of responses to floods in the aftermath of a major event and the