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Nepal’s Emergency Preparedness and Response System: Good practices, lessons learnt, and gaps

“Though landslides, floods and epidemics occur annually right across Nepal, this study focuses on just nine of the nation’s 75 districts: six in the Far- and Mid-West and three in the Eastern development regions. It further narrowed its focus to the 2008 flood of the Koshi River, the 2009 flash floods in Kailali and Kanchanpur …

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Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium (NRRC)

The NRRC is a unique partnership among humanitarian and development actors and the Government of Nepal in order to reduce Nepal’s vulnerability to natural hazards. Based on the Hyogo Framework for Action and Nepal’s National Strategy for Disaster Risk Management, the NRRC has outline 5 flagship priorities for sustainable disaster risk management. Flagship programs under …

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Listing of Red Cross Red Crescent Centers

Red Cross Red Crescent Centers Climate Change Climate Centre Disaster Preparedness and Resilience Caribbean Disaster Management Resource Center Desaprendar Regional Center for Community Resilience Regional Center for Disaster Preparedness Evidence-based Expertise Centre for Evidence-Based Practice First Aid Reference Centre for First Aid Education Livelihoods Livelihoods Center Psychosocial Psychosocial Centre Shelter Shelter Research Unit Training and …

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Legal Preparedness for Responding to Disasters and Communicable Disease Emergencies: Cambodia

This legal research study was conducted in Cambodia between June 2008 and April 2009 to: Identify gaps and areas of good practice in addressing legal issues and implementing the key regional and international instruments relevant to disaster and communicable disease emergencies in Cambodia; Recommend legal and policy measures to minimize legal barriers and encourage effective …

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Legal Preparedness for Responding to Disasters and Communicable Disease Emergencies: Viet Nam

This report is the result of legal research taken within the framework of the Project on Legal Preparedness for Responding to Disasters and Communicable Disease Emergencies in Viet Nam.  The Project was managed by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) with technical assistance from World Health Organization (WHO), supported by …

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Legal preparedness for responding to disasters and communicable disease emergencies: Laos

This legal research study was conducted in Lao PDR between March and August 2009 to: Identify gaps and areas of good practice in addressing legal issues and implementing the key regional and international instruments relevant to disaster and communicable disease emergencies in Laos; Recommend legal and policy measures to minimise legal barriers and encourage effective …

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Contingency planning guide

This Contingency planning guide is the second version produced by the IFRC, and builds on our experience around the world. The simple steps outlined here are the distillation of years of good practice. Most important of all, this is a guide for practitioners, volunteers and staff working with National Societies around the world, who wish …

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Responding to Urban Disasters: Learning from Previous Relief and Recovery Operations

A paper that outlines “key lessons related to the design and implementation of urban disaster-response programmes … written for people planning and implementing relief and early recovery operations in urban areas: those who have to decide if, when and how to intervene.” Responding to Urban Disasters: Learning from Previous Relief and Recovery Operations http://www.alnap.org/pool/files/alnap-lessons-urban-2012.pdf