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  • Farhar, Barbara C. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1977)
    This is a collection of working papers prepared for the Technology Assessment of the Suppression of Hail carried out at the University of Illinois with support of the National Science Foundation. Some questions addressed ...
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  • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2015-01)
    This report spans the Red Cross Red Crescent operations following the 2010 Haiti earthquake, from January 2010 to November 2014, marking five years of emergency and recovery operations. It focuses on the services provided ...
  • Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (World Bank, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR),United Nations Development Program (UNDP), 2014-08)
    This guide aims to help governments and partners plan for resilient post disaster recovery while contributing to longer term sustainable development. It is based on practices gleaned from country experiences in disaster ...
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  • University of Haiti; Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, Tulane University (2011-01)
    This study, conducted by the University of Haiti and Tulane University’s Disaster Resilience and Leadership Academy, evaluates and assesses the scope and impact of the humanitarian response to the Haiti earthquake. Researchers ...
  • United States. Government Accountability Office (United States. Government Accountability Office, 2011-11-16)
    On January 12, 2010, a powerful earthquake struck Haiti, resulting in an estimated 230,000 deaths, including more than 16,000 Haitian government personnel, and the destruction of many ministry buildings. In addition to ...
  • United States. Government Accountability Office (United States. Government Accountability Office, 2015)
    On January 12, 2010, an earthquake struck Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, causing an estimated 230,000 deaths and displacing about 2 million persons. According to the Department of State, U.S. government ...
  • Cross, John A. (1998)
    Geographic study of hazards has gained considerable prominence in the fifty years since Gilbert White’s Human Adjustment to Floods dissertation was published. Over 130 hazards dissertations have been written in the U.S. ...
  • Association of State Floodplain Managers (Association of State Floodplain Managers, 2016)
  • Scanlon, T. Joseph; Handmer, John W. (2001-08)
    Samuel Henry Prince wrote that major catastrophes lead to change. Despite his status in the field, there have been few attempts to examine empirically Prince's ideas about change. In this paper the authors describe a ...
  • Ward, Jeanne; Lafreniere, Julie; Kanyana, Jeanine Bashir (Gender-based Violence Area of Responsibility, and Working Group., 2010-07)
    This handbook is meant to be a quick-reference tool that provides practical guidance on leadership roles, key responsibilities and specific actions to be taken when establishing and maintaining a gender-based violence (GBV) ...
  • Coastal Technology, Inc. (Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Emergency Services;, 1993)
    Virginia's marinas and boating facilities are at risk from hurricanes, extratropical storms, and other violent weather phenomena. This manual was prepared specifically for marina owners/operators to provide information ...
  • Edwards, Frances L.; Goodrich, Daniel C. (Mineta Transportation Institute ; College of Business, San José State University, 2010-03)
    The Department of Homeland Security has mandated specific systems and techniques for the management of emergencies in the United States, including the Incident Command System, the National Incident Management System, ...
  • United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency. (United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency, 2003-09)
    The state-of-the-art hardened first responder facility in Smith County, Texas, serves as a centralized 911 communications dispatch and emergency operations center (EOC) for approximately 30 agencies. Notable features of ...
  • Hyslop, Maitland P.; Collins, Andrew E. (2013-03-07)
    Recent research on business resilience demonstrated that there are groups of institutions that require ‘Hardening’©. This paper uses a series of models to exemplify how this might be explained. These institutions can be ...
  • Holmner, Asa (Geography & Natural Disasters., 2013-10-31)
  • Lyons, Michal; Schilderman, Theo; Sanderson, David (2011)
    This short piece argues that a series of progressive developments in our understanding of aid after disasters, and how we should seek to deliver and manage it, calls for a review of accountability systems in the sector.

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