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In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, a majority of the designated evacuation centers (mostly in the form of school buildings or public gymnasiums) were severely damaged. In the drive to build back better and safer, the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation and its partners aimed to build safer and more structurally sound, dual‐purpose evacuat…
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26 November 2010
… recovery activities such as livelihood strengthening, community infrastructure and disaster risk reduction; and raises questions about what other coordination mechanism … between the Government of Myanmar, the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and the International Recovery Platform (IRP). … This … recovery activities such as livelihood strengthening, community infrastructure and disaster risk reduction; and raises questions about what other coordination mechanism …
… (i) strengthening operational recovery procedures with regard to the integration of disaster risk reduction; (ii) defining lessons learned and good practices for integrating disaster mitigation in post disaster operations; and (iii) informing the transition from relief to recovery. The …
This study aims to assess shelter recovery in the Delta and its resilience for future disasters, thus addressing the priorities for action III and IV of the Hyogo Framework of Action (HFA), and to provide added value by facilitating a system wide analysis and a study of the recovery process with a focus on 'building back better'. The findings from this…
This handbook was made to provide simple information to home owners, designers and builders, and building monitors to teach principles of good design and good construction in a natural hazard prone area. Thoroughly studied, they will also guide on whether to repair or rebuild damaged houses. The descriptions are followed by a code of minimum standards f…
… demonstrated that these grassroots efforts have, to a certain extent, reduced disaster survivors’ vulnerabilities by fulfilling their unique needs. What remains … of the importance of grassroots efforts in rebuilding the lives and livelihoods of disaster survivors. The study finds that grassroots efforts ultimately assisted in … 2004). The promising practices worldwide have demonstrated that these ASP strategies have contributed to the goal of disaster risk reduction in the following …