This course includes the social, economic and financial implications of disasters as priority for the governments. It also includes The Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment (DaLA) methodology, developed by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in the 1970s, has evolved as a globally recognized. Particularly, it comprises of i) for Task Team Leaders (TTL) in the Design and Execution of a Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment, ii) Conducting Damage and Loss Assessments after Disasters, and iii) Estimation of Post-Disaster Needs for Recovery and Reconstruction. The aim of this course is to trained students in utilizing the above methodology to quantify the impacts of disasters and to determine the necessary financial resources to achieve full reconstruction and recovery. Further, It includes identifying the socio-economic impact of any given disaster, as well as the exposure of sector assets. It also reinforces resilience by promoting the “Build Back Better” principles in reconstruction and recovery efforts.

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