Guidance Notes and Training Moduls

  • Guidance Note on Recovery: Infrastructure

    The document provides guidelines for post-disaster repair, reconstruction and upgrading of community and national infrastructure for the purpose of hazard risk reduction and improvement of services.

  • Guidance Note on Recovery: Psychosocial

    The document focuses on the psychological impact of a disaster on people, particularly children, and outlines support activities and guidelines on the treatment of traumatized disaster victims.

  • Guidance Note on Recovery: Shelter

    The document provides a range of options to address the shelter needs of victims in the aftermath of a disaster. Shelter in the disaster recovery context includes housing solutions that are permanent, sustainable, hazard resilient, culturally acceptable and environmentally friendly.

  • Guidance Notes on Recovery: Climate Change

    The document analyses past experiences in disaster recovery to facilitate a more relevant, sustainable and risk-reducing recovery process focused on climate resilient livelihoods, infrastructure, institution building, and community-based approaches towards climate resilience.

  • Training Module for Non-Governmental Organisations on Disaster Risk Management

    Civil society organisations, play a critical role in sustaining various capacity building initiatives undertaken to reduce risks of communities from disasters.This training module aims to strengthen capacities of NGOs to support and sustain community-based disaster risk management initiatives.