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The Urban Amplifier: Humanitarian Action in Urban Crises

The European Commission’s Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO) has taken stock of its funded interventions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its humanitarian response in urban environments. Based on an internal survey undertaken in 2017, this report highlights the wealth of experiences and good practices, and provides […]

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Developing Disaster Recovery Frameworks

What is the Disaster Recovery Framework Guide? The World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) has worked together with the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to produce this Guide to Developing Disaster Recovery Frameworks. Disaster Recovery Frameworks (DRFs) complement Post-Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNAs) or other such assessments

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AVC in Large Cities: Capitalization of the Scenario for Risk Management in Large Cities

The capitalization that will be developed in this document, centers its interest in the acknowledge of virtues, rights and wrongs currently existing in the implementation of projects, focused on the reduction of risks in large cities, and the implementation of the Analysis of Vulnerabilities and Capacities –AVC- in order to incorporate knowledge, practices and positive attitudes that will allow

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