Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment Guidance Notes Vol.1: Design and Execution of a Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment Guidance Note for Task Managers
The DaLA guidance notes presented here build on ECLAC's methodology. They aim at operationalizing the concepts for practitioners at government agencies, the World Bank and other national and international organizations responsible for assesing the impact of disasters, and for developing recovery and reconstruction plans. Furthermore, the DaLA guidance notes expand the original ECLAC methdology by describing how to estimate recovery and reconstruction needs.
Visit GFDRR's Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment (DaLA) Methodology site to learn about the tools and methodologies used in conducting the assessments.