Rebuilding after Natural Disasters
Phelps, Priscilla, Billand, Charles, Journal of International Peace Operations
What works and what does not
IN managing post-disaster reconstruction, a complex series of decisions need to be made almost immediately by all those involved. Despite this pressure, one must remember that these decisions will have long-term impacts on those affected by the disaster. Ideally, reconstruction policy would have been defined by government before the disaster, but there are few countries where this is the case. Therefore, defining and deliberating over the reconstruction policy will generally occur in the precious time after the disaster.
The Communities Group International (TCGI) was contracted by the World Bank, beginning in 2008, to prepare a handbook on …
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Publication information: Article title: Rebuilding after Natural Disasters. Contributors: Phelps, Priscilla - Author, Billand, Charles - Author. Magazine title: Journal of International Peace Operations. Volume: 6. Issue: 1 Publication date: July/August 2010. Page number: 25+. © International Peace Operations Association Jul/Aug 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.