FAQ from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis looking at the ways in which disasters affect GDP in the U.S.
"This briefing [paper] provides a synthesis of key lessons from post-disaster recovery programmes", covering "targeting, participation, assessment, shelter and housing, risk reduction and policy, drawing out main lessons in each area ..."
The Humanitarian Information Centre (HIC) for Pakistan is a common service to the humanitarian community managed by the UN OCHA to provide access to timely and accurate information in order to make relief efforts more effective.
"This briefing paper provides a synthesis of key lessons learned from relief responses to past earthquakes. The main intended audiences are operational decision-makers and relief programme managers working in the South Asia earthquake relief operation."
Description of testing of a house design made from SIP panels for potentially use in developing counntries at high seismic risk.