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IRP COVID-19 Recovery Policy Brief
The COVID-19 Recovery Policy Brief is the second in IRP's knowledge product series supporting countries and communities in their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. The Recovery Policy Brief highlights eight guiding principles for recovery and nine key actions for governments to support planning for an inclusive, multisectoral recovery.




COVID-19 Recovery Needs Assessment (CRNA)
The COVID-19 Recovery Needs Assessment (CRNA) helps national governments to assess the social and economic impacts of COVID-19. The methodology draws from the post disaster needs assessment and recovery and peacebuilding assessment methodologies. The CRNA methodology seeks to ensure alignment behind one comprehensive government-led strategy, common planning and financing outcomes.



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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