What is the evidence on national state entities responsible for recovery and reconstruction programmes after natural disasters, in particular earthquakes?
This brief review examines the evidence on lessons learned for national state entities overseeing recovery and reconstruction following earthquakes and other natural disasters. The focus is on recommendations for state structure, governance, and programme management for physical reconstruction and livelihoods programmes in early and longer-term disaster responses.
Carter, B. Lessons learned for national state entities for recovery and reconstruction. (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 1254). Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (2015) 18 pp.