Tags: Public-private Partnerships

What Role does the Private Sector have in supporting Disaster Recovery, and what Challenges does it face in doing so?

This publication examines key issues confronting the private sector in: disaster recovery financing; what roles private-sector entities have played; and where there has been successful integration or leadership of these organizations. The study also briefly explores challenges that the private sector faces, with particular attention to issues of information use and application, coordination in response …

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A unified front: Business Partnerships for Effective Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery

This report makes the case that a unified effort of business partnership is needed to effectively manage the unexpected difficulties that arise as a result of disasters. It presents some strategies and best practices companies have implemented for dealing with disasters and reducing their impact. It also discusses a number of trends that are critical …

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Proceedings of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

These proceedings highlight the five days of deliberations, discussions and presentations held at the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) held at Sendai City, Japan in March 2015. The proceedings include the Sendai Declaration and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, and a chart of the Framework. They also …

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Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: 2015-2030

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: 2015-2030 was adopted on March 18 at the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. ¬† The United Nations General Assembly Resolution adopted in 2013 (68/211) on International Strategy for Disaster Reduction stated that the World Conference would result in a concise, focused, forward-looking, and action-oriented outcome …

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