capacity development

Situation Assessment study about disaster and emergency preparedness of NGOs that work or have the potential of working in disaster areas

This study was conducted with the purpose of measuring the disaster and emergency readiness of organizations that work or that have the potential of working in disasters and emergencies. Within the scope of the study, a web-based questionnaire was applied between the dates of August 28 and October 26, 2015, and comprised 25 questions. The […]

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Do Disasters Create Opportunities for Change Towards Sustainability?

This study looks at how people and organizations – in the midst of post-disaster devastation and loss – are able to see and seize opportunities for change towards sustainability. The post-disaster recovery process from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami devastating Aceh, Indonesia is one of the cases with mixed accounts that framed their recovery around

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UNISDR Annual Report 2014

This 2014 annual report is a mid-term report on the UNISDR 2014-2015 Biennium Work Programme. 2014 was a year in which much time was spent defining the future of disaster risk management. There were major gatherings around the world to weigh up the experience of the last ten years of implementing the Hyogo Framework for

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