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International Recovery Forum 2017
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IRP New Publication:Guidance Note on Recovery: Private Sector
The Guidance Note on Recovery: Private Sector is the latest theme of the series. Like other IRP Guidance Notes, this document is a collection of case studies indicating the successes and challenges in disaster recovery with emphasis on the private sector.
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In support of the Sendai Framework for
Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, IRP has reinvigorated its role as an international mechanism for sharing of experiences and lessons on build back better among countries and all relevant stakeholders so that they become more resilient to disasters.

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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.

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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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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.


moreTools and Guidelines


moreKey Documents on Recovery