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International Recovery Forum 2019
Attaining the Build Back Better Dividend
Friday, 18 January 2019, 09:30 ~16:30
Hotel Okura Kobe, Japan
IRP New Publication: Guidance Note on Recovery: Health Supplementary Edition
This supplementary edition of the Guidance Notes on Recovery: Health was developed by IRP in close collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) through the support from the Cabinet Office of Japan and UNISDR. This document is a collection of recent case studies to supplement the existing guidance note on recovery for health sector.

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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.

Details of the module


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