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This briefing paper provides a synthesis of, and introduction to, key lessons from evaluations of relief and recovery/humanitarian response to flooding in the last 20 years from Africa, Asia and...

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This briefing paper provides a synthesis of key lessons learned from relief responses to past earthquakes. The main intended audiences are operational decision-makers and relief Program managers...

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This paper aims to provide a distillation of the learning from thirty years of humanitarian response to earthquakes. It concentrates on issues of particular relevance in earthquakes. \nThe paper...

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This briefing paper provides a synthesis of, and introduction to key lessons from evaluations of relief and recovery/humanitarian response to flooding in the last 20 years from Africa, Asia and...

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This paper provides a synthesis of key lessons learned from relief responses to past earthquakes. The October 2005 South Asia earthquake presents unique challenges, particularly of scale and...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The Canadian Red Cross's post-Mitch housing reconstruction project in Honduras and Nicaragua was part of its strategy to establish a presence in the region. The aim was to foster relations...

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Publisher(s): ProVention Consortium
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This guidance note focuses on construction design, building standards and site selection, and their role in the mitigation of risk due to natural hazards. The note provides general guidance for...

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Publisher(s): ProVention Consortium
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This ProVention project on Tools for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction supports this process, providing a series of 14 guidance notes for use by development organisations in adapting...

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This briefing paper provides a synthesis of and introduction to key lessons from evaluations of relief and recovery/humanitarian response to flooding in the last 20 years from Africa, Asia and the...

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Publisher(s): ProVention Consortium
Date: Jul 2008

Ian O’Donnell, Provention Consortium, discussed how insurance is a key
component in disaster risk management. Working towards disaster risk
reduction, he promoted micro-insurance and...

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