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Lessons learned in earthquake response by ifyouonlyreadonethingthisweek
January 19, 2010, 3:13 pm
Filed under: Articles, If you have 30 mins

The snappily named Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance works to improve humanitarian action through learning and accountability. They have a particularly interesting and timely paper on lessons learned from previous major earthquake responses – you can read it here (pdf). They divide their lessons into four categories, Recovery First, Relief Issues, Managing Aid, and Livelihoods and Shelter.

I’ve pulled out soundbites on some of the findings I thought were most interesting: Continue reading