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The Handbook on Law and Disaster Risk Reduction

International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, UN Development Programme, (2015)

The Handbook on Law and Disaster Risk Reduction (the Handbook) has been developed to provide guidance on how to use the Checklist and conduct related legislative reviews and reform processes. While the methodology for using the Checklist needs to be tailored to each country’s context and respective needs, the Handbook is intended to provide general guidance on key steps to consider.

ASEAN Disaster Management Reference Handbooks

Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, (2015)

Disaster Management Reference Handbook Series Overview

The Core Humanitarian Standard and the Sphere Core Standards Analysis and Comparison - Interim Guidance, March 2015

Sphere Project, (2015)

This short guide highlights the fundamentally similar approach to quality and accountability underlying both sets of standards and describes in some detail the similarities and differences between them. It compares the respective structures of the standards and notes their different emphases. It also highlights new elements contributed by the CHS that were not present in the Sphere Core Standards. Meant as interim guidance for Sphere practitioners as they begin bringing the CHS into their work

Ready to Respond: Skills gaps for responding to humanitarian crises in urban settings in the WASH and shelter sectors

RedR UK, (2014)

This paper has been commissioned by RedR to identify gaps in skills, technology, and knowledge in urban humanitarian response in order to inform RedR’s project Ready to Respond which is looking to address these gaps in two specific areas: Water supply, sanitation, and hygiene; Shelter response to earthquakes

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