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
This document presents how Save the Children intervened in the areas of Bangladesh affected by cyclone Sidr in 2005, and helped people to recover from damages and losses. Disaster preparedness and risk reduction had been a major factor in preventing the
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 note calls on the Government of Bangladesh and the international community to scale up recovery and rehabilitation efforts to meet the cyclone survivors’ urgent need for housing and livelihoods, further to cyclone Sidr.
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 focuses on lessons from the recovery period following the 1998 floods. Bangladesh is a country that is highly vulnerable to a number of hazards including cyclones, droughts, flooding and earthquakes. During the 2004 monsoon season, Bangladesh