Governance

Response and Recovery after Maria Lessons for Disaster Law and Policy
This article analyzes the reasons for the flawed response to the 2017 Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and proposes improvements in future disaster policy.
Case Studies on Institutional Arrangements for Recovery
These case studies describe institutional structures, legal frameworks, and management lessons gleaned from practical experience, providing recovery leaders with insights suited to their context, disaster scenarios, and institutional landscapes.
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Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the world, and its consequences have been particularly severe for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged populations.
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The Disaster Resilient and Responsive Public Financial Management (DRR-PFM) Assessment is designed to help countries strengthen the capability of their Public Financial Management (PFM) systems to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
Compendium of good practice on post disaster recovery in the Latin America and Caribbean Region
The present systematization carried out by the UNDP compiles Good Practices in Post-disaster Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean in order to spread and highlight the work and recovery processes taking place in different countries of the region.
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This issue highlights the interplay of risk, resilience and gender. It seeks to highlight the concept of ‘differentiated vulnerability’ to disasters and extreme events as experienced by women and girls as compared to boys and men.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
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This month’s Manchester Briefing discusses co-production as a strategic method for the design and delivery of societal resilience.
sierra leone 2017 pdna
This Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) covers the damage, losses, and recovery needs following the 2017 landslides and flooding in Sierra Leone.
The PDNA report covers the damage, losses, and recovery needs across various sectors following two hurricanes, Irma and Maria, that impacted the Islands of Barbuda and Antigua in 2017. A recovery strategy and summary of identified priority actions for recovery is included in the report.