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International Recovery Platform

IRP regional recovery forum

Beyond lessons learned from post-disaster recovery


Thursday, 8 November 2007, 9:30 - 12:30
Venue: Suite 293, 2nd Floor, Hotel Ashok, New Delhi, India

Chair: Mr. M Shashidhar Reddy, Member of the National Disaster Management Authority of India NDMA, Govt. of India
Co-chair: Mr. Koji Suzuki, Executive Director, Asian Disaster Reduction Centre (ADRC)
Rapporteur: Dr. Sanjay K. Srivastava, Deputy Director, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), India

Opening Remarks and Key note address by Chair
Mr. M Shashidhar Reddy

Remarks by Co-chair
Mr. Koji Suzuki

International Recovery Platform - a Global Catalyst for Better Recovery’ (PDF, 165KB)
Anil K Sinha, Programme Advisor, IRP Secretariat, Kobe

Part I
Cases Studies on Lessons Learned from Post-Disaster Recovery

Recovery from Floods (PDF,49KB)
Mr. Aslam Alam, Deputy Team Leader (JS), Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP), Bangladesh

Recovery from Tsunami (PDF, 152KB)
Ms. Zaha Waheed, Recovery Coordinator, National Disaster Management Centre, Maldives

Community and Gender Perspectives (PDF, 37KB)
Ms. Tharuka Dissanaike, Practical Action, South Asia Programme, Sri Lanka

Beyond Lessons Learnt: Post-Disaster Recovery in India (PDF, 31KB)
Dr. Ravi Sinha, Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, India

Questions and Answers

Part II
Panel Discussion
'Moving from Lessons Learned to Application and Practices'
Prof. Ian Davis, Visiting Professor, Cranfield University, UK (PDF, 147KB)
Mr. Al Panico, Head of Regional Office, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
Mr. Bakri Beck, Deputy for Recovery, Reconstruction and Rehabilitation, Indonesian National Coordinating Board for Disaster Management (BAKORNAS PB), Indonesia
Mr. Maxx Dilley, Policy Advisor, Disaster Reduction Unit Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Mr. Amod Dixit, Executive Director, National Society for Earthquake Technology (NEST), Nepal

Synthesis by the Moderator

Comments, Questions and Answers

Concluding Remarks


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