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VIDEO ON-DEMAND Event Description As the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 approaches its midpoint, the United Nations General Assembly has mandated a midterm review of its implementation, with specific reference made to assessing progress toward its core provision to “build back better”. The global pandemic, climate change, and s…
The workshop aims to increase participants' knowledge and understanding of the concept of recovery and “build back better”. It will also seeks to share tools and apply information to a given scenario as simulation and to learn through reflection and discussion of past experiences linked with tools and practices introduced in the workshop.
Event Description A series of commemorative events on disaster risk reduction (DRR) is planned in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan for January 2015. Among these: the 20th commemoration of the Great Hanshin Awaji Earthquake; the 10th year of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA); and the 10th year of establishment of the International Recovery Platform (IRP). These fo…
The concept of “Build Back Better” is emphasized in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, which was adopted at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan. In support of implementing Priority 4 of the Framework, the International Recovery Platform (IRP) serves as an international mechanism for shar…
Considering that “disasters are inevitable in countries with high vulnerability index” such as Bangladesh, more options to further reduce the impacts of disaster are important. “Building back better” after a disaster is one of those options – seizing the opportunity to correct the limitations and failures of previous practices, policies, and programs du…
The International Recovery Platform (IRP) facilitated a Workshop on Disaster Recovery Planning in Lebanon from 23-25 October 2013. The three-day event aimed at empowering participants to draw upon global best practices for recovery and reconstruction. Participants were trained in recovery planning, and they could serve on a roster of experts for deploym…
Event Description ObjectiveThe International Recovery Platform (IRP) is mandated to address gaps in recovery issues. The International Recovery Forum 2011 aims to highlight the importance of pre-disaster recovery planning in response to the recommendations of governments during the International Conference on DRR in Shanghai, China, 27-29 July 2010. Th…
The workshop is a national level training course that lasts for three days. The training will empower participants to draw upon global best practices for recovery and reconstruction.
The workshop is a national level training course that lasts for three days. The training will empower participants to draw upon global best practices for recovery and reconstruction. Each workshop can engage up to 40 participants.