The International Recovery Platform Herald (IRP Herald) is the periodic newsletter of the International Recovery Platform. The IRP Herald reports on IRP activities and serves as the knowledge report for the annual International Recovery Forum, as well as recovery-related content from other major conferences.
IRP Herald Volume 19 is the knowledge report for the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. This edition of the IRP Herald highlights lessons and experience of Guatemala, India, and Japan on build back better and good governance of recovery process presented at IRP Side Event. It also shares the insights on risk-informed preparedness and recovery plans, strengthened multi-stakeholder platforms at both national and local levels, having a policy framework and legal system for reconstruction in place in advance, community capacity development, and local ownership.
IRP Herald Volume 19 is available in both English and in Japanese.