Cultural heritage

Cultural heritage

Heritage conservation, traditional methods, knowledge, know-how, housing; ancient communities coping practices and systems, community resilience mechanisms.

An EU-backed project turned to gamification to present its new tools that are designed to safeguard historic areas in Europe from climate change.
European Commission Community Research and Development Information Service
Shanghai Financial Center and modern skyscraper city behind pollution steam, view from background in Shanghai, China.
Disasters are tangible proof that something needs to change in urban settings and the built environment. But the aftermath of a disaster is also a time to reflect on tradition, history, identity, memory, and cultural meaning.
Information and Research for Reconstruction
West Sumatra Earthquake 2009 Indonesia Damage Loss and Preliminary Needs Assessment
2009
This report presents the assessment of the damage, losses and human recovery needs resulting from the earthquakes in West Sumatra and Jambi.
Indonesia - government National Agency for Disaster Management (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana)
Earthquake 2009 Bhutan Joint Rapid Assessment for Recovery Reconstruction and Risk Reduction
2009
This Joint Rapid Assessment presents preliminary cost estimates for loss and damage as a result of the 2009 Earthquake in Bhutan. It estimates recovery and reconstruction costs and identifies priorities for early recovery, reconstruction and disaster risk reduction, and a time-line for addressing them.
Bhutan - government World Bank, the United Nations - Headquarters
Tropical Storm and Floods 2008 Yemen Damage Losses and Needs Assessment
2008
This report presents an estimation of the main effects of the disaster, including estimating (i) the value of physical assets that were totally or partially destroyed by the disaster; (ii) the losses in economic flows from the temporary absence of those assets; and (iii) the impact on economic development and social conditions.
Yemen - government World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Earthquake and Tsunami 2004 Indonesia Preliminary Damage and Loss Assessment
2005
This document represents a preliminary assessment of damages and losses in Indonesia due to the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami.
Indonesia - government
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2021
This paper explores the argument that small island states and sub-national jurisdictions can especially benefit from a broader understanding of what data can be and how historical narrative and archival data can act as a valuable source of knowledge on disasters and climate.
University of Malta
PDNA Guidelines Volume B - Culture -EN
2017
This guidance complements the Volume A Guidelines of the PDNA methodology, and aims to assist in carrying out a PDNA of culture sector in order to conduct an integrated assessment of the impacts of disaster effects on the sector, and to define the main lines of a recovery strategy that would incorporate DRR considerations.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters European Union World Bank, the