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Guidelines for community participation in disaster recovery

Post-disaster recovery processes are often centrally planned and implemented, and they tend to follow a top-down approach that does not engage affected communities in their own recovery process...

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Accountability in the context of disaster risk governance

Editors Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom Professor Richard Haigh University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom Emeritus Professor Siri Hettige University of...

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Document sur les enseignements tirés: répondre aux séismes

Introduction Les tremblements de terre sont des catastrophes présentant des caractéristiques spécifiques. Ils détruisent les infrastructures de transports (par ex. les routes, les ponts) et peuvent...

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Evaluation and Lessons Learned
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Guidance Note on Recovery: Private Sector

Content The Guidance Note on Recovery: Private Sector draws from the wider body of knowledge on private sector recovery and from documented experiences of past and present disaster planning and...

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New Zealand

Christchurch re-born after five years

By Denis McClean GENEVA, March 4, 2015: Five years after it was devastated by two major earthquakes, Christchurch, New Zealand, is continuing its transformation into one of the world’s most resilient...

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New Zealand

Christchurch Offers Hope to Other Earthquake-hit Cities

Phil Mercer CHRISTCHURCH— Just over four years ago, New Zealand suffered one of its most catastrophic earthquakes. In February 2011, a magnitude 6.3 tremor shook the city of Christchurch. More than...

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New Zealand

Drop, Cover, Hold ... Live

By Andy McElroy SUVA, 3 June 2014 – Not one child died at a school or kindergarten during the Christchurch earthquake of February 2011. It was one of the few bright spots from the major disaster that...

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Samoa + 9 more

Saving lives Changing minds : #7 Aug 2013 - Jan 2014

A message from the International Federation Dear partners, Welcome to the 7th external edition of Saving Lives Changing Minds. In this edition you will read about the work of the International Red...

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New Zealand

"When things turn to custard you need good governance"

By Andy McElroy GENEVA, 21 June 2013 - Two countries sitting at opposite ends of the world are emerging as beacons of good practice in terms of innovative public-private partnerships that have been...

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Sharing this earth: on common ground - Annual Report 2012

The Caritas Annual Report shows our work in 2012 through five strategic priorities identified during the year: addressing poverty at home and abroad, responding to emergencies, upholding the dignity...

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