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Urban Livelihoods Recovery, Lessons from Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The earthquake that struck just south of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on 12 January 2010 led to the loss of more than 220,000 lives, over 310,000 injuries and extensive damage to the city’s buildings and infrastructure. In June 2010, the British Red Cross (BRC) began to implement an integrated recovery programme in Port-au-Prince, including livelihoods, shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene activities. The livelihoods component of the programme involved two main stages:

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Disaster Risk Reduction Programme: Summary of Lessons Learned and Recommendations

Between 2001 and 2008, the IFRC in partnership with the British Red Cross implemented a Disaster Reduction Programme with various National Societies in disaster-prone countries in East and Southern Africa and in South Asia. In the end, the programme spanned seven years in two separate phases, involving 11 countries and a total budget of CHF

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British Red Cross- Accountability to Beneficiary Framework

The British Red Cross has developed a Framework on how to present accountability to beneficiaries. Objectives include providing information that is timely and accessible, and ultimately enable stakeholders to make informed decisions about if, how, and when, to engage with us and our programmes. Things to consider is what information should be provided, when it is

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