An article reviewing progress to date in Haiti's reconstruction and the impediments that have prevented faster progress and greater service to those displaced by the earthquake.
Tool to analyze future post-disaster shelter recovery needs in relation to flood risk as well as to manage information about on-going risks after a disaster and their implications for shelter planning.
Set of publication, training resources, and tools from US Dept. of Homeland Security to support critical infrastructure protection.
Guide designed to help emergency management personnel design better infrastructure protection programs in collaboration with others in the US Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS), other Federal agencies, and the private sector.
Results of a two-round Delphi process run with 36 experts from around to world o develop a list of 86 threats in 11 categories important for the next decade which were felt to be not currently receiving adequate planning or adequate development of mitigation options.
Guide to participatory recovery planning. Useful points include the notion of "thinking big", exploring multiple options for driving recovery, and identifying the "recovery value" for each option.
Blog essay outlining innovative and visionary community recovery planning in response to the April 20, 2004 tornado in North Utica, Illinois. Includes interesting details about effort to bring together diverse funding sources to support the recovery plan.
'One of the broad conclusions of this report is that it is important to take a wide view of DRR law and regulation in Nepal, so that many elements of what may be termed ‘good governance’ towards planned and sustainable development are an integral part of the legal framework for DRR.'
'This paper explores ... some of the most pressing challenges inherent to maintaining food security, protecting the essential services that forest ecosystems provide, and remaining open to capital-producing industries that are land intensive. The paper takes as its point of entry the movement of the Reduced Emissions through Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) programme into Indonesia's land-use calculus.'