Presentation on a assessment of issues in brick suppy and demand in west Sumatra following the earthquake there. (large file size - 25 MB)
Effort to measure development gains in the U.S. across states and districts according to indicators in three key areas: health, education and income.
Report building on a set of 40 research studies in the tsunami affected regions of India and Sri Lanka aimed at improving the policies and practices of Oxfam and other aid agencies in the tsunami response, as well as contributing to humanitarian aid effectiveness in future emergencies. The studies cover a range of topics including disaster risk reduction (DRR), gender equity, climate change, physical and mental health, livelihoods, conflict, and local capacity.
Summary of lessons and recommendations from Cyclone Sidr.
Oxfam GB has completed a global strategic evaluation of its partnerships in order to understand how partners feel they are performing, what they are learning, and what they should be considering for the future.
Basic guidelines on how to be accountable to local people and measure programme impact in emergency situations. Its 'good enough' approach emphasises simple and practical solutions and encourages use of tools that are safe, quick, and easy to implement.
This report was intended to "identify strengths and weaknesses in United States Agency for International Development's reconstruction programs in Honduras and Nicaragua in their compliance with goals stated in Stockholm in May 1999".
This report "presents a comprehensive overview of the Cuban model of risk reduction in disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery, and explores what may be adapted from this model in other countries".
Handbook on participatory capacities and vulnerabilities assessment, recoginizing "the importance of local knowledge built on people's experience of disasters and of poor people taking the lead in addressing their vulnerabilities".
Oxfam report concluding that poor people suffered the most as a result of the tsunami and need to be supported further during the reconstruction phase.