No two disasters are the same, and neither are their aftermaths. However, the topographies of the earthquake-affected regions and the approaches taken to respond to the earthquakes were similar in both Sout Asian nations.
Recovery and rebuilding after climate disasters can exacerbate inequality. The climate crisis forces us to consider what makes ecological sense and is socially equitable. Building resilient property is not the same as building a resilient society.
When disasters and extreme events cause the closure or damage of transportation networks, how can governments and planners ensure that communities have access to critical services and amenities crucial for their recovery, wellbeing, and cohesion?
In the wake of a disaster, countries need to immediately access funds to rebuild damaged infrastructure and re-establish critical government services, but the immediate aftermath of a disaster is often when liquidity constraints are at the highest.
This paper's purpose is to develop an analytical framework for estimating the behavioral effects of disasters and their economic consequences. The reduction of these losses represents the benefits of pre-disaster mitigation and post-disaster recovery.
Economics of Disasters and Climate Change (Springer)
This guide outlines three key entry points for local governments to move towards an urban transformation and a resilient recovery process, which is also green in nature, providing them with the practical support to identify comprehensive solutions.
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Resilient Cities Network