This guidance note is intended to provide action-oriented guidance to government officials facing post-disaster recovery challenges related to the transport sector.
The materials contained in this supplementary document complement those found in the existing IRP Guidance Note on Recovery – Health. The discussions and case studies contained herein portray an expanded and oftentimes fresh perspective on many of the issues found in the original guidance note on several new and emerging issues for which there exist best practices and lessons learned
This consultative version of the guideline is the product of literature reviews, discussions and contributions from diverse stakeholders, as well as UNISDR-nominated experts appointed specifically for the development of the Words into Action guideline for Build back better in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction.
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 guidance note presents a series of steps to initiate and sustain Pre Disaster Recovery Planning (PDRP) in order to ensure that communities "build back better" following a natural disaster. It offers guidance on developing a planning framework and attempts to present the key steps and considerations at a broad level, to present relevant examples, and to provide recommendations grounded in the experiences of others.
This guidance note shares 'live lessons' learned - told through first-person stories - that contribute to disaster preparedness, mitigation, and a recovery that builds back better. It asserts that telling live lessons have great value as a way to create monuments and memorials, and can be transformative and therapeutic activities for individuals and whole communities.
This publication draws from documented experiences of past and present recovery efforts, collected through a desk review and consultations with relevant experts. It aims to provide emergency planners and other officials in the health sector with guidance as to how the health sector in a country devastated by a disaster can be reconstructed and rehabilitated, affording a valuable opportunity to develop and implement disaster risk reduction measures and to apply the "build back better" principle.
This publication draws from documented experiences of past and present recovery efforts, collected through a desk review and consultations with relevant experts. These experiences and lessons learned are classified into four major issues: (i) who may need psychosocial programming; (i) assessment; (iii) symptoms; (iv) psychosocial programming; (v) key psychosocial issues in recovery; and (vi) role of the media.
This publication is an initial step in documenting, collecting and sharing disaster recovery experiences and lessons, which also integrate disaster reduction initiatives aimed at reducing the womens' vulnerability. It draws from documented experiences, of past and present recovery efforts, collected through a desk review and consultations with relevant experts.
The purpose of this document is to create a cohesive documented body of knowledge for disaster recovery planners and policy makers, in the recognition that preventive measures are vital to reducing the more costly efforts of responding to disasters.