The aim of the Portal is to optimise collective learning around the Syria crisis in order to improve international emergency response. The Portal provides a single platform that brings together a broad range of relevant information, data, discussion and analysis of interest to different stakeholders – including those involved in operations, learning and evaluation and […]
Radio interview that was aired on All India Radio about lessons from the preparedness and response to Cyclone Phailin in India. October 2013.
Der Bericht erläutert und analysiert die Erfahrungen mit dem Umgang mit dem Elbhochwasser im Jahr 2002. Basierend auf einer genaueren Betrachtung der Handlungs- und Abstimmungsdefiziet in dem Umgang mit dem Hochwasserereignis und einer Situationsanalyse der Katastrophenabwehr werden Vorschläge für ein verbessertes Hochwasserrisikomanagement dargelegt. Hochwasservorsorge in Deutschland. Lernen aus der Katastrophe 2002 im Elbgebiet.
Review and Systematization of Disaster Preparedness Experiences in Urban Areas In the Caribbean Region
“Oxfam’s portfolio of urban disaster risk reduction projects in the Caribbean region are at the forefront of current practice. They offer an opportunity to review outputs, practice and lessons learned for Oxfam and the wider DRR community. This report aims to take that opportunity. Specifically it presents a review of DRR work in four urban
IFRC Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Study: Lessons Learned from the Tsunami Operation CBDRR Programmes
In November 2010, the IFRC commissioned Arup International Development (Arup ID) to undertake a study of programmes implemented after the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004 in order to “identify and document lessons learned in implementing at scale CBDRR projects to strengthen community safety and resilience [and] use its large evidence base to research new ideas
The ProVention Consortium in its Community Risk Assessment Toolkit has collected and analysed 35 CRA case studies from Asia, Latin America, Africa and Small Island Developing States. Key findings were: Partnerships between NGOs and local government enhance the effectiveness of the assessment and action planning process (see case study 1 ). Multi-hazard approaches are feasible
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