In light of the tragedy following Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti, we wanted to shine a light on some of the resources on our site for dealing with the issues of disaster recovery and response. All of the publications featured below are available to read for free online, several of them have PDFs that can be downloaded for free by anyone, and most importantly, all of these publications are available as a free download by people in developing countries like Haiti.
Facing Hazards and Disasters: Understanding Human Dimensions
Tools and Methods for Estimating Populations at Risk from Natural Disasters and Complex Humanitarian Crises
Guidance for Establishing Crisis Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations: A Letter Report (Free PDF)
Successful Response Starts with a Map: Improving Geospatial Support for Disaster Management (Free PDF)
Improving Disaster Management: The Role of IT in Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery (Free PDF)