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ECHO Health Guidance

ECHO, (2014)

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Disaster Risk Management Strategy: Towards Resilient Communities

Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED), (2013)

Between 1992 and 2012, disasters caused more than 1.3 million deaths, affected more than 4.4 billion people and led to US$ 2 trillion in economic damages and losses around the world. This Disaster Risk Management Strategy explains how the Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) anticipates disasters and advocates for more upstream consideration of their occurrence. There are sections on community based disaster risk management and ecosystem based disaster resilience, as well as a look to the future

Disaster Emergency Needs Assessment

ICRC and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, (2000)

Disaster Preparedness Training Programme

Preparedness: saves time, money and lives

Inter-Agency Standing Committee; World Food Programme, (2011)

This document addresses preparedness as an important investment against natural and man-made disasters. Through good practices, it urges the humanitarian community, governments and regional bodies to use preparedness thinking to be aware of risks, to reduce them and to plan ahead to combat them in order to respond more effectively and reduce the threat of hunger, disease, poverty and conflicts. It uses examples from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Colombia, Cook Islands, Ghana, Haiti, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Panama, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Risk reduction and emergency preparedness

World Health Organization, (2007)

WHO six-year strategy for the health sector and community capacity development.

Responding to earthquakes

ALNAP, Provention Consortium, (2008)

Learning from earthquake relief and recovery operations

Communication for Behavioural Impact (COMBI)

UNIECF; WHO; FAO, (2012)

A toolkit for behavioural and social communication in outbreak response

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