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Guidance Notes on Recovery
Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning
Building capacity for Recovery Planning 
PDNA Workspace
Recovery Status Reports
Dissemination of recovery and reconstruction experiences

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Recovery Planning

Post Disaster Needs Assessment Workspace

A web-based platform to facilitate coordination, consultation and information exchange throughout the duration of the PDNA process. Available in English, Spanish and French.

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Building Capacity

A module on options for recovery planning for Government officials. Follows a participatory approach, with focus on enabling reflection on personal past experiences and knowledge and sharing of cases from the Guidance Notes on Recovery. Part of the dissemination strategy for the guidance notes. Explains how to intergrate disaster risk reduction in development. 

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The schedule


Guidance Notes on Recovery

The guidance notes emphasize global lessons learned and good practices, providing a menu of options to inform recovery planning and mainstreaming DRR in development. 


Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning 

Pro-active process of anticipating future recovery issues, developing a framework for better coordination, determining the key strategies for recovery and building capacity to improve recovery outcomes – all before a disaster occurs.



moreKey Documents on Recovery