Build back better, humanitarian planning for long-term risk reduction, early recovery, shelter, reconstruction, psycho-social issues for rehabilitation.

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved $213 million in financing to improve livelihoods and essential services and enhance risk protection in communities affected by the 2022 floods, with a focus on Balochistan Province.
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This study proposed a new approach for rapidly estimating post-earthquake building loss with reasonable accuracy. Rapid estimation of post-earthquake building damage and loss is very important in urgent response efforts.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science
Testing improves and validates organizations' disaster recovery capabilities and identifies required changes to planning documentation and procedures.
CisionWire Info-Tech Research Group
This study proposes an analytical framework for urban disaster recovery and resilience based on social media data that can analyze short-term disaster recovery and assess disaster resilience from the perspectives of infrastructure.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
Pakistan has learnt several lessons from its recent floods and the impact of floods on other countries, which it is now looking to implement.
World Economic Forum
The research reported in this paper outlines how contrasting and, in some cases, openly contested narratives can emerge in society around the nature and causes of the event, the impacts and needs of the affected population.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
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A well-developed sense of shared values and resources, well-subscribed lines of communication, and strong community relationships are key factors contributing to better community recovery and resilience.
Resilience to Nature's Challenges
Canada’s disaster relief program should restrict payments toward repairing or rebuilding structures on floodplains and other high-risk areas, concluded a report by a federal advisory panel released Monday.
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