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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 bes…
This paper discusses the post-conflict health system recovery process, including integration of disaster risk reduction (DRR) into health recovery interventions, its strengths, challenges and lessons learnt. It seeks to inform the post-2015 Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) post-conflict/disaster health system recovery agenda in Africa. The authors offe…
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26 November 2010
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. It is an initial step in documenting, collecting and sharing disaster recovery experiences and lessons. I…
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6 April 2011
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 ps…
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6 April 2011
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 rehabilit…
The Regional Forum to Build Back Better in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Arab Region was concluded with a speech by His Excellency Major General Khaled Fouda, Governor of South Sinai. He stressed the importance of cooperation with the UNDRR Regional Office for the Arab States (ROAS) to the resilience of Egypt's governorates and their readin…
The spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 continues to be a challenge for all states around the globe. The Member States of the European Union have experienced first-hand how deadly the risks of the virus can be and how important it is to be prepared and mitigate the risk of any type of emergency. Since the start of the pandemic in the first quarter of 202…