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25.4.05 "GETTING TSUNAMI RECOVERY AND EARLY WARNING RIGHT" by Ben Wisner and Peter Walker. Paper Submitted to Open House International 14 April 2005 (Download Word file 80.5kb)
25.4.05 Glossary of Core Terminology of Disaster Reduction by Katharina Thywissen (go to this page)
20.4.05 "INTEGRATING DISASTER REDUCTION INTO DEVELOPMENT: OVERCOMING THE BARRIERS." Download the publicity brief (26kb) here. The full report, a shorter synthesis report and a policy brief are available free of charge from the ProVention Consortium. Electronic copies can be downloaded from the project’s web page (www.proventionconsortium.org/projects/methodology_assess.htm); printed copies are available on request by writing to provention@ifrc.org

Go to: Civil Society Statement to the WCDR (Download Word file 31kb)

12.1.05 Research Center for Disaster Mitigation of Urban Cultural Heritage http://www.heritagerisk.org/home/eng.php
12.1.05 "A Dozen Big Questions for Kobe and Beyond" Peter Walker and Ben Wisner. Revised 1 February 2005 (Download Word file 41kb). Go to the Radixope page for more on the World Conference on Disaster Reduction, Kobe, Japan
10.1.05 "HARD LESSONS LEARNED: GENDER NOTES FOR TSUNAMI RESPONDERS" GENDER NOTE 1: RESPONSE. Members of the Gender and Disaster Network, January 2005 (Download Word file 36.5kb)
10.1.05 GENDER EQUALITY IN DISASTERS: SIX PRINCIPLES FOR ENGENDERED RELIEF AND RECONSTRUCTION. Gender And Disaster Network, January 2005 (Download Word file 42kb)
10.1.05 Disaster Diplomacy Tsunami page http://www.arct.cam.ac.uk/disasterdiplomacy/tsunami2004.html
10.1.05 "This is the Economy" From a message sent to the Radix email list by Terry Cannon, 3 January 2005 (download Word file 21.5kb)
10.1.05 "Tsunami de Adam Smith" Alejandro Nadal, La Jornada (Download Word file 34kb)
10.1.05 "The West and the Rest: some reflections on the tsunami disaster of 26 December 2004" by Terry Cannon, 30 December 2004 (Download Word file 59.5kb)
10.1.05 "Potential Implications of the South Asian Tsunami Disaster for the Humanitarian Situation in Iraq" by Greg Hansen, 30/12/04 (Download Word file 23.5kb)
10.1.05 "Responding to Life’s Changed Shores: The Challenge of Transition and Adaptation Following the Tsunami" by Marcus Moench, ISET, January 2, 2005. Download Word file (44.5kb)
6.1.05 A progressive relief appeal: Grassroots International: Tsunami Aid: Support Fisherfolk and Peasant Communities' Grassroots Relief Efforts http://www.grassrootsonline.org/weblog/tsunamiaid.html
5.1.05  "Tsunami Rhetoric Aside, What Can Be Done?" From a message to the Radix email list by Ilan Kelman. 5 January 2005. (Download Word file 6kb)
5.1.05 "Tsunami: How Many Disasters?" From messages to the JISCMail Natural-Hazards-Disasters email list: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=natural-hazardsdisasters&D=0&F=&H=0&O=T&S=&T=0  In January 2005. (Download Word file 28kb)
5.1.05 "What Went Right? Any Positive Lessons From an Unbearable Tragedy" From a message sent to the Radix email list by Ben Wisner 3 January 2005  (Download Word File 28kb)

Go here for: The Indian Ocean Tsunami: what are the economic consequences? by Edward Clay http://www.odi.org.uk/tsunami.html


Go here for: Expecting the Unexpected: Reflections on the 26 December 2004 Indonesian Tsunami by David Alexander (32 kb)

31.12.04 New page on the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami
Reflections and proposals for improving the effectiveness of risk management November 17, 18, 19, Manizales, Colombia. THE MANIZALES DECLARATION (download pdf here 17kb)
7.10.04 ILO A Fair Globalization: Making It Happen. Follow-up to the Report of the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization. http://www.ilo.org/public/english/fairglobalization/report/highlight.htm
6.10.04 UNCRD On-Line Forum - Concluding Remarks (download Word file 44kb)

4.10.04 revised September 2006

THE NEED FOR AN EVIDENCE-BASIS FOR EARTHQUAKE SURVIVAL TIPS by Marla Petal (revision of 2004 paper, September 2006). Download Word document.
4.10.04 Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies. This handbook presents the global minimum standards for education in emergencies, and outlines the result of the broad and consultative process of the development of these minimum standards. Produced by: Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) (2004). 
9.9.04 Link to UNCRD On-line Forum: 13 September - 6 October 2004 to discuss and anticipate the past 10 years and the future 10 years of Community Based Disaster Management
6.9.04 David Alexander: Reflections on Beslan, 4th September 2004 (download Word file 23KB)
27.8.04 School Seismic Safety - latest version, August 2004: Wisner, Kelman, Monk, Bothara, Alexander, Dixit, Benouar, Cardona, Kandel and Petal (download Word file (494KB)
27.8.04 Gender Equality and Disaster Risk Reduction Workshop website: http://www.ssri.hawaii.edu/research/GDWwebsite/
13.7.04 WCDR dialogue on recipient fatigue - collated communications (Download Word file 41KB)
6.6.04 ReliefWeb: World Health Organization, 2 Jun 2004 "World Health Organization warns of dire health consequences for millions of people in Darfur, Sudan, and calls for intensified health response"
6.6.04 IRIN News.org 
'Sudan: A future without War?'- IRIN Web Special on the prospects of peace in Sudan 
6.6.04 ReliefWeb: "Iraq: Humanitarian law must be respected" Brussels, 18 May 2004. Need for a democratic transition. Public Statement from the European Development and Humanitarian Aid NGO Community on the current situation in Iraq 
6.6.04 ReliefWeb: "Rafah a "humanitarian catastrophe" says UN refugee agency" 14 May 2004.
11.5.04 New Page! Radixope: Kobe 2005
9.5.04 Oxfam: Weathering the Storm: Lessons in Risk Reduction from Cuba by Martha Thompson with Izaskun Gaviria. April 26, 2004
http://www.oxfamamerica.org/publications/art7111.html (link to full report on Oxfam's site)
9.5.04 ReliefWeb: Violations in Darfur may constitute war crimes, crimes against humanity, says UN rights office report. Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. 7 May 2004 http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/480fa8736b88bbc3c12564f6004c8ad5/7795295d2bc2b3b585256e8d005c3906?OpenDocument
9.5.04 ReliefWeb: Confirming massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur, UN demands better security. Source: UN News Service. Date: 1 May 2004. http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/UNID/F1E23A64DFA393E549256E88001FC035
See new Darfur page
9.5.04 ReliefWeb: Rwanda ten years on: what have we learned? By David Bryer. Source: Oxfam. Date: 31 Mar 2004. http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/UNID/94C129D7204EDCADC1256E68004CEEB2
9.5.04 ReliefWeb: Dirty water and poor sanitation kills over 5000 children every day. Source: UN Children's Fund 19 Mar 2004 http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/UNID/E7D02E689DE7275385256E5C0078E065
9.5.04 Ilan Kelman: Overcoming Disaster: From Principles to Practice. Version 1: 20 April 2004. Dowload: Word file (99KB) PDF version (76KB)
8.4.04 Public Participation GIS Bibliography Compiled by Renee Sieber. Last updated Oct. 30, 2003. If you have any updates or additions, please send them to renee.sieber@mcgill.ca

ReliefWeb: "Field Exchange Mar 2004: Capacity building in times of emergency experiences from Malawi" By Claire de Menezes 31 Mar 2004 http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/9ca65951ee22658ec125663300408599/f625f4699a66347d85256e6d006e29ef?OpenDocument

12.2.04 Ilan Kelman tells us the report from the "Early Warning Systems: Do's and Don'ts" workshop is available from http://www.esig.ucar.edu/warning or go directly to the html version at http://www.esig.ucar.edu/warning/report.html
23.1.04 Hurricanes and Electrocution by Ilan Kelman, Roger C. Huder, Steve Palmer, and Slim Ray 19 December 2003 (download Word file or go to CFS Press or download the pdf)

Thoughts on the Bam Earthquake by Manuel Berberian 3 January 2004 (download Word file)

2.1.04 ReliefWeb: Afghanistan-Iran: UN assisting Afghan refugees from Bam. 2 January 2004 http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/480fa8736b88bbc3c12564f6004c8ad5/8a0c6b3e7ed93ae2c1256e0f00627656?OpenDocument
29.12.03 Iran: Earthquake drives Afghan refugees home. 29.12.03
29.12.03 Sustainable Suffering? Reflections on Development and Disaster Vulnerability in the Post-Johannesburg World by Ben Wisner (Appearing in Regional Development Dialogue, 24, 1 (Spring), pp. 135-148 (Originally submitted 16 January 2003)) (download Word file)
29.12.03 "The Last Mile - Earthquake Risk Mitigation Assistance in Developing Countries" by Haresh Shah (download Word file)
29.12.03 Rottman and Shoaf - Notes on the myths of managing cadavers (download Word file)
see also the articles which stimulated the response: "Grim race against disease grips Iran quake zone" By Edmund Blair; and "Rescue teams quit Iran quake site as the diggers move in" by Stefan Smith 
28.12.03 NADER KHALILI, Architect and Author http://www.calearth.org/khalili.htm
27.12.03 AlertNet "Iranian architect urges quake-proof method for Bam" 27 Dec 2003. http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N26168788.htm
27.12.03 Homes Built Of Mud, Policies Made Of Hot Air? Ben Wisner
Bam, Iran earthquake page
16.9.03 The People In Aid Code http://www.peopleinaid.org/code/index.htm (link also on Standards page)
9.3.03 "Social Vulnerability, Sustainable Livelihoods and Disasters" Report to DFID by Terry Cannon, John Twigg and Jennifer Rowell (download pdf) (Toolbox page)
7.9.03 Ilan Kelman "Good Capitalists Stop Disasters" 2 September 2003 (link on Lifelines page)
7.9.03 David Alexander "A Comment on the United Kingdom's Civil Contingencies Bill" September 7, 2003 draft
7.9.03 "PAHO treats violence as a public health hazard" Washington, DC, August 27, 2003 http://www.paho.org/English/DD/PIN/pr030827.htm
7.9.03 Julian Borger "Private passion: Washington's fondness for privatisation and deregulation is creating dangerous problems at home and abroad" The GuardianWednesday August 20 2003  (on Lifelines page) Thanks to Nick Cater for suggesting this.
7.9.03 John Lunn "The effects of the national competition policy and other reforms on the emergency management arrangements of Australia" first published December 1998. Emergency Care Journal 5 No4 pp. 30-33 (on Lifelines page)
18.8.03 Commentaries on the power failures of 14 August 2003 (Link page to Specific Disasters)
14.8.03 Disaster Preparedness and Response: Why is the Phone Off the Hook? by Ben Wisner. Invited paper for the European Telecommunications Resilience & Recovery Association Inaugural Conference (ETR2A), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, 11-13 June 2003. Download Word file (81kb) (to go in Knowing and Doing)
3.8.03 ReliefWeb: The power to protect: Using new military capabilities to stop mass killings. Refugees International. 2003
3.8.03 ReliefWeb: Remember Afghanistan? Larry Thompson and Michelle Brown, Refugees International 2003
3.8.03 ReliefWeb: The Iraq war: Social and humanitarian implications. Report prepared by Dar Al Tanmiya, as commissioned by ESCWA. 2003
3.8.03 Benigno E. Aguirre 2003 Homeland Security Warnings: Lessons Learned and Unlearned (download Word file here)
23.7.03 DFID Social Vulnerability, Sustainable Livelihoods and Disasters. Terry Cannon, John Twigg and Jennifer Rowell (download Word file (large: 713 kb) here)
27.6.03 Advance notice of “Facing Up to the Storm. How local communities can cope with disasters: lessons from Orissa and Gujarat” by Tom Palakudiyil and Mary Todd. Publisher: Christian Aid. Downloadable from: www.christianaid.org.uk/storm.
Go here for a review by David Alexander. 

Online discussion at www.christianaid.org.uk/storm 
from 7 July until 7 August. 
27.6.03 AlertNet: "How NGOs can help in disaster recovery" By Rohit Jigyasu
6.6.03 Same errors recur, despite quake lessons learnt - David Alexander. AlertNet http://www.alertnet.org/thefacts/reliefresources/alexanderview.htm

The Algerian Earthquake by James Lewis (download Word document 28kb)

30.5.03 New Turkey, Bingol page with links to others
30.5.03 “Disaster prevention and the 1999 Turkish earthquakes” by Green, P., al-Husseini, A., & Curry, C. (Executive Summary, Full report to download here)
2.5.03 Why can't we protect our schools? Ben Wisner (1 May 2003) on the earthquake in Bingol, Turkey
2.5.03 Reuters AlertNet - 01 May 2003 "Turks race to free children buried in quake" by Abdurrahman Akin

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