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HFA Mid-Term Review - Literature Review

A literature review was conducted to generate a stand-alone report which provided a broad overview of available information on HFA implementation in the disaster risk reduction literature, helped highlight global trends and issues that have emerged in the course of the past five years and identified knowledge gaps that were further pursued in the course of the Mid-Term Review.

Selected Bibliography

Total number of documents: 47

Protecting development gains: 2008-2009 biennial report and 2010-2011 work plan highlights
Source(s): UNDRR AP
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 44 p.

This report documents the achievements of the UNISDR Asia and Pacific office, in its effort to support on-going disaster risk reducing (DRR) actions of people, governments, United Nations Country Team...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=13210


'Clouds but little rain': views from the frontline 2009 - A local perspective of progress towards implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
Source(s): GNDR
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 59 p.

The first independent study assessing the progress undertaken in implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action at local level identifies a significant gap between national and local level action. The re...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=9822


ARC briefing note on the second Africa regional platform for disaster risk reduction consultative meeting, 5-7 May 2009
Source(s): IISD
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 4 p.

Africa regional coverage, volume 19 issue no. 1, Monday, 11 May 2009: The report summarizes the outputs of the second consultative meeting aimed at reviewing progress made in the implementation of ...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=9502


Baseline report: Africa community resilience project
Source(s): FIC; Tufts Univ; WVI
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 46 p.

Tsaeda Amba Woreda, Eastern Tigray, Ethiopia - Research Program on Livelihood Change Over Time: This report provides information on baseline conditions at the household level and at the level of Ke...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=12233


Building resilience to tsunami in the Indian Ocean: action research, IEC and practices
Source(s): ADRRN; EU; UNDRR AP
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 12 p.

This report on Project Selamat, aimed at building community level coping capacities towards long-term resilience as a direct implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA), describes the activ...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=10910


Children on the frontline: children and young people in disaster risk reduction
Source(s): Plan Intl; WVI
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 40 p.

This report describes key findings from a global survey which was designed to validate the argument that children must be engaged as a vital part of the civil society mechanism that monitors Hyogo Fra...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=10576


Community based disaster risk reduction, contribution to Hyogo Framework of Action: case study
Source(s): ECHO; Mercy Corps; NRCS
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 17 p.

This case study evaluates the contribution of the community-based disaster risk reduction (CBDRR) activities of a Kailali Disaster Risk Reduction Initiatives project to the Hyogo Framework for Action ...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=10365


GFDRR Track 1, building global and regional partnership: FY08 mid-term report to the World Bank Development Grant Facility (DGF)
Source(s): GFDRR; UNDRR; WB
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 32 p.

The present report constitutes the Mid-Term Report submitted to the World Bank by the UNISDR secretariat for the World Bank’s Development Grant Facility (DGF) FY08. Through Track-I, Global Facili...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=7760


GFDRR Track 1, building global and regional partnership: giving risk reduction a regional dimension
Source(s): GFDRR; UNDRR; WB
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 34 p.

This report provides feedback after the first two years of operation of the Global Facility, and demonstrates the significant value it has brought to the implementation of the Hyogo Framework around t...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=9923


Global assessment report on disaster risk reduction (2009)
Source(s): UNDRR
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 207 p.

Risk and poverty in a changing climate: The Report is the first biennial global assessment of disaster risk reduction prepared in the context of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (I...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=9413


IDRC Davos 2008: '100 Ideas for Action' to support the Hyogo Framework for Action
Source(s): GRF Davos
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 34 p.

This brochure is the result of collective thinking from a group of over thousand people over a five-day period, looking for solutions to the problems we address in our daily work in disaster and risk...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=10642


Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action and the Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management Framework for Action 2005-2015: report for the period 2007-2009
Source(s): SPC/SOPAC
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 50 p.

Regional synthesis progress report: This is a regional synthesis report on the progress of implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015. The Hyogo Framework for Action has been adapte...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=10641


Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action in Asia and the Pacific: follow-up to the outcome of the third Asian Ministerial Conference on disaster risk reduction - from the regional to the global platform
Source(s): ESCAP
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 14 p.

E/ESCAP/CDR/INF/4 - Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction, First session, 25-27 March 2009, Bangkok: This document presents the interim progress in the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Acti...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=8729


Implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action in Europe: advances and challenges 2007-2009
Source(s): COE; EUR-OPA; DKKV; UNDRR ROE
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 63 p.

Report for the period 2007-2009: The main objective of this report is to identify key trends in terms of progress made and challenges faced at both national and regional levels through the implemen...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=9452


Lessons learned: disaster management legal reform
Source(s): BNPB, Indonesia - gov; UNDP Indonesia
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 19 p.

The Indonesian experience: The insights of the experiences outlined in this brochure are intended to inspire disaster risk reduction (DRR) practitioners to map a path towards the Hyogo Framework fo...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=10468


Progress review of national platforms for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the Asia and Pacific region
Source(s): UNDRR AP
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 50 p.

This study aims to review the progress made and challenges faced in the process of establishing National Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Asia Pacific region, and draws conclusions and rec...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=12082


Recommendations of national platforms to the chair and participants of the second session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (Geneva, 16-19 June 2009)
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 3 p.

The following recommendations from National Platform representatives to participants and the Chair of the second session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction include what nations, the UN...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=10265


Regional analysis on disaster risk reduction (DRR) education in the Asia Pacific region
Source(s): UNDRR AP
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 37 p.

This regional analysis reviews progress in the Asia-Pacific region towards achieving the expected outcomes of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA)’s Priority 3: using knowledge, innovation and educa...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=12081


Regional synthesis report on implementation of the HFA in Asia and Pacific 2007-2008/09
Source(s): UNDRR AP
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 38 p.

The main objective of this report is to provide a synthesized overview of some of the main achievements, challenges and issues in implementing the Hyogo Framework of Action (HFA) in the Asia/ Pacific ...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=11776


Report of the Secretary-General: implementation of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Source(s): UN
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 23 p.

Sixty-fourth session Item 55 (c) of the provisional agenda* Sustainable development: International Strategy for Disaster Reduction The present report provides an overview of progress on the imple...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=11127


Second session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction proceedings: creating linkages for a safer tomorrow
Source(s): UNDRR
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 44 p.

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Second Session, Geneva, Switzerland, 16-19 June 2009: This document gathers the proceedings of the second session of the Global Platform for Disaster R...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=11963


Views from the frontline: country report for Lebanon
Source(s): World Vision Lebanon
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 30 p.

This report provides baseline data about disaster risk reduction in Lebanon regarding the progress done towards achieving the priorities of the Hyogo Framework for Action. The uniqueness of this a...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=10263


Asian conference on disaster reduction 2007: summary report
Source(s): ADRC; Japan - gov; Kazakhstan - gov; UNDP; UNDRR; WMO
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 144 p.

With respect to the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA), this document gathers the proceedings of the conference which conveyed the participants to resolve to preserve and sustain the gains in disaster r...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=11630


Disaster risk reduction and the post-2012 framework
Source(s): Tearfund
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 3 p.

Bonn climate change talks 2-13th June 2008: This paper addresses the relevance of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change to the design and implementation of adaptation policies and measur...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=8936


Indicators of progress: guidance on measuring the reduction of disaster risks and the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
Source(s): UNDRR
Publisher(s): UN
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 50 p.

The main objective of the guide is to provide key principles and basic information to consider when identifying and applying relevant indicators to implement the Hyogo Framework’s priority actio...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=2259


La gestión del riesgo de desastres hoy: contextos globales, herramientas locales
Source(s): IDRC; UNDRR AM
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 206 p.

In Spanish: En esta nueva publicación se presenta el estado del arte sobre algunos aspectos selectos de la reducción del riesgo (de desastres) en América Latina y el Caribe. L...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=2280


Light up: Indonesian Red Cross contribution towards the Hyogo Framework of Action 2005-2015
Source(s): PMI
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 218 p., bilingual Indonesian English

This document captures good practices from the Indonesian Red Cross (Palang Merah Indonesia/PMI) risk reduction projects. It was compiled and shared with the national disaster response agency (Bad...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=10352


Policy note: thematic partnerships for disaster risk reduction and the development of ISDR Thematic Platforms
Source(s): UNDRR
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 10 p.

ISDR Policy Note, 2 June 2008 Partnerships that address particular issues or themes in disaster risk reduction are important contributors to the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=2764


Profile and directory: disaster risk reduction organisations in Indonesia 2008
Source(s): BNPB, Indonesia - gov
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 131 p.

The information contained in this profile and directory is part of the data and information gathered by BPNP during the evaluation of disaster risk reduction activities as the implementation of the Hy...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=10577


Total disaster risk management: good practices 2008
Source(s): ADRC
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 37 p.

This user-friendly handbook provides an overview of several 'natural' disasters that occurred in the world in 2007, and contains good practices submitted by ADRC member countries to share knowledge am...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=9052


Twinning of national platforms: a European perspective, concept note
Source(s): COE; EUR-OPA; UNDRR ROE
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 5 p.

European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA), 55th Meeting of the Committee of Permanent Correspondents, Istanbul, 30-31 October 2008: This document was written in order to provide ...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=8902


United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction activities in Central Asia
Source(s): UNDRR SRO CASC
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 6 p.

Disaster risk reduction - everybody's business: This leaflet highlights the UNISDR mission and activities in Central Asian countries in line with Hyogo Framework for Action strategic goals and pri...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=10834


Visión de primera línea: manual para 2008-2009
Source(s): GNDR
Publisher(s): Tearfund
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 26 p.

In Spanish: 'Visión de Primera Línea' es un proyecto de investigación y acción realizado por protagonistas de la sociedad civil conjuntamente con organismos gubernamentales. Su propósito es me...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=7842


Witnesses account, contributing towards Hyogo Framework for Action: community-based disaster preparedness - Bangladesh
Source(s): EU; Islamic Relief Worldwide
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 2 p.

Enhancing community capacity on disaster preparedness in vulnerable areas of North & North‐East Bangladesh: DIPECHO South Asia – 4th action plan: The first of these case studies fea...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=8728


Acting with common purpose
Source(s): UNDRR
Publication date: 2007
Number of pages: 61 p.

Proceedings of the first session of the Global Platform Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction, Geneva, 5-7 June 2007, including: Opening statement, Extracts from opening address, Introd...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=1464


Community-led policy monitoring for disaster risk reduction
Source(s): CA
Publication date: 2007

Christian Aid has developed a collection of practice notes that aims to help civil society organisations and communities to better monitor, influence and secure commitment to the Hyogo Framework for A...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=1055


Evaluation and strengthening of early warning systems in countries affected by the 26 December 2004 tsunami: report
Source(s): UNDRR PPEW
Publication date: 2007
Number of pages: 81 p.

This report presents an initiative which objective was to provide an overall integrated framework for strengthening early warning systems in the Indian Ocean region by building on the existing systems...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=3609


Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters - full text
Source(s): UNDRR
Publication date: 2007
Number of pages: 25 p.

Extract from the final report of the World Conference on Disaster Reduction (A/CONF.206/6): The WCDR was held from 18 to 22 January 2005 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, and adopted the present Framework for A...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=1037


Institutional donor progress with mainstreaming disaster risk reduction
Source(s): Tearfund; UNDRR
Publication date: 2007
Number of pages: 89 p.

A Tearfund research project in collaboration with UN/ISDR This report highlights key issues raised by the 11 participating organisations of the Tearfund conducted research on disaster risk reductio...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=1199


Regional synthesis report on HFA implementation in Asia and Pacific: an overview of reports by countries up to 2007
Source(s): ADPC; ADRC; UNDRR AP
Publication date: 2007
Number of pages: 103 p.

Based on the National Reports to the World Conference on Disaster Reduction (WCDR) and the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) Progress Report to the First Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Ris...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=10503


Disaster risk reduction: 20 examples of good practices from Central Asia
Source(s): ECHO; UNDRR ROAS
Publication date: 2006
Number of pages: 47 p.

Success stories collected and presented here are just few examples of the sustained efforts taken by communities, governments, other organizations, and individual beneficiaries. Readers will have not...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=2300


Disaster risk reduction: implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA)
Source(s): ActionAid
Publication date: 2006
Number of pages: 14 p.

This briefing paper introduces the subject of disaster risk reduction and outlines ActionAid’s recommendations for action in the context of the Hyogo Framework for Action.

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=8847


Joint evaluation of the international response to the Indian Ocean tsunami: synthesis report
Source(s): TEC
Publication date: 2006
Number of pages: 178 p.

This synthesis report is based primarily on 5 thematic evaluations undertaken by TEC member agencies during 2005/06. These focus on coordination of the international humanitarian response, the role of...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=2097


SEEDS annual report 2005-06
Source(s): SEEDS
Publication date: 2006
Number of pages: 39 p.

The report summarize SEEDS' activities in 2005-06, a year that has seen one of the worst natural catastrophes in history, with the indian ocean tsunami of December 2004, and has also witnessed signif...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=2696


The Hyogo Framework for Action and the International Federation
Source(s): IFRC
Publication date: 2006
Number of pages: 2 p.

This documents portrays how the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies can help to achieve the five priorities of the Hyogo Framework for Action.

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=8323


Beyond Kobe: a proactive look at the World Conference on Disaster Reduction- 18-22 January 2005, Kobe, Japan
Source(s): FIC
Publication date: 2005
Number of pages: 24 p.

This report seeks to analyze the underlying causes of continued disaster vulnerability, to showcase best practice from the field and to highlight some of the key issues emerging from the World Confere...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=2609


Progress report on the matrix of commitment and initiatives to support the implementation of the Hyogo Framework
Source(s): UNDRR
Publication date: 2005
Number of pages: 74 p.

The Hyogo Framework calls upon the ISDR Inter-Agency Task Force and secretariat to identify roles, initiatives and partnerships that could assist in implementing the Framework. This has been pursued b...

https://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=1039