This book was published for launch at the third Session of Global Platform for Disaster Reduction (GPDR) and it is the latest in a series of volumes addressing natural disasters, and how their impact can be reduced by effective capacity building and
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
This document attempts to fill knowledge gaps regarding the role of the private sector in disaster recovery and draws from the wider body of knowledge and from documented experiences of past and present disaster planning and recovery.
This paper from the Argentine Republic calls for a regional articulation to face emergency and disaster, responding to the needs of many countries in the region, subregional bodies and multilateral agencies and bodies.
It suggests moving forward in the
Comisión Cascos Blancos, Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
This book outlines the complex changes that result from post-disaster reconstruction and their impacts on local communities - highlighting communities' roles in the reconstruction processes. It shows how communities deal with and respond to various
This study contributes to the broader literature demonstrating the devastating impact of floods on the poor, particularly women, making it very difficult to move out of poverty. Research on flood impacts in low-income communities in Buenos Aires found