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IRF 2022: Redesigning Systems for Resilience through Recovery:Assessing Progress and the Unfinished Agenda at the Midpoint of the Sendai Framework


With the Sendai Framework approaching its midpoint, the International Recovery Forum 2022 will provide reflections on the implementation of Priority 4 and the challenges that remain, while setting a forward-looking agenda for continued progress. It will feature retrospective and prospective discussions between recovery policymakers and experts on focused themes in recovery for enhanced implementation of building back better so that communities can recover faster, more equitably and with greater resilience from disasters.





New IRP Website Pre-Launch!
IRP announces the pre-launch of its new website! While IRP is making the transition to the new site, both websites will stay active



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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.


moreKey Documents on Recovery