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IRP COVID-19 Recovery Policy Brief
IRP's COVID-19 Recovery Policy Brief supports recovery planners and stakeholders to plan for recovery with guiding principles and a set of key recovery actions to be undertaken by governments. It highlights unique challenges and presents recommendations to guide decision makers to navigate recovery through these unique circumstances.




Applying IRP Disaster Recovery Tools
and Guidelines to Pandemic Recovery
IRP has published a toolkit designed to apply IRP disaster recovery tools and guidelines to support countries and communities when they are ready to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. It supports recovering communities to "build back better" in the recovery from this global pandemic and to build more resilient societies from health 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.


moreKey Documents on Recovery