Navigating Resilient Post-Disaster Recovery in Asia and the Pacific
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Navigating Resilient Post-Disaster Recovery in Asia and the Pacific addresses the importance of resilient recovery in the aftermath of disasters, emphasizing the Asia and Pacific region while holding global relevance. It explores the complex process of post-disaster reconstruction, drawing from various expert analyses and real-world case studies to offer actionable insights for policy makers, practitioners, and academics.
Using global experiences and in-depth research, this edited volume conveys four key messages. First, it underscores the importance of identifying capability losses and addressing the needs of vulnerable groups to foster a people-centric recovery approach. Second, it advocates for robust community participation, emphasizing the value of local and indigenous knowledge in shaping reconstruction efforts. Third, it highlights the need for timely and adequate finance to ensure a well-structured and effective recovery process. Finally, it stresses the crucial role of data and technology in facilitating informed decision-making and accelerating recovery efforts.
The policy insights in this volume are particularly relevant for stakeholders involved in disaster management and reconstruction, offering a well-rounded perspective to navigate the challenges of post-disaster recovery and foster resilient communities.
- Part I: Navigating the Path to Resilience: Introduction to Sustainable Post-Disaster Reconstruction in Asia and the Pacific
- 1. Sustainable Management of Post-Disaster Reconstruction in Asia and the Pacific: An IntroductionPiyush Tiwari, KE Seetha Ram, Dil B. Rahut, and Dwiky Wibowo
- 2. A Review of Literature on Post-Disaster Reconstruction for Communities and IndividualsDwiky Wibowo, Tifani Siregar, and Piyush Tiwari
- 3. Financing Post-Disaster ReconstructionSaumen Majumdar
- 4. Reexamining the Theory of Post-Disaster Restitution and Compensation through the Lens of the “Capability Theory”Jyoti Shukla
- Part II: Lessons from Country Experiences in Reconstruction and Recovery Processes
- 5. Natural Disasters, Property Damages, and the Role of Aid: Implications for PolicyJayash Paudel
- 6. Post-Disaster Resettlement and Its Impact on Vulnerable Communities: Chennai, IndiaVanessa Peter
- 7. Identifying Victims’ Losses from the Black Saturday Bushfires in AustraliaJyoti Shukla and Piyush Tiwari
- 8. Housing Displacement and Replacement in Coastal Flood-Prone Areas: Evidence from a Land and Building Tax-Based Study in IndonesiaS. Sariffuddin, D. Ary A Samsura, Erwin van der Krabben, Budi Setiyono, and Wisnu Pradotoa
- 9. Post-Disaster Recovery in Kerala, India: At a CrossroadsJyothi Krishnan and Abey George
- 10. Investigating Build-Forward-Better Disaster Recovery Policies for Nepal 2015 Earthquake Recovery: An Approach Using a Recursive General Equilibrium ModelMichael C. Huang, Santosh Kumar Rauniyar, Yoko Iwaki, and Damaru Ballabha Paudel
- 11. Acknowledging Indigenous Knowledge of Environmental Management: A Global PerspectiveJyoti Shukla
- Part III: Tools and Mechanisms in Post-Disaster Recovery
- 12. Financial Support for Housing Reconstruction: Lessons from the Great East Japan Earthquake and TsunamiMikio Ishiwatari, D. P. Aldrich, and D. Sasaki
- 13. Big Data in Asian Post-Disaster Recovery and Reconstruction: A Systematic Literature ReviewCarmelita G. Esclanda
- 14. The Way Forward for Resilient Post-Disaster RecoveryPiyush Tiwari, KE Seetha Ram, Dil B. Rahut, and Dwiky Wibowo