Impact Assessment for Earthquake Recovery – Resources

This page provides resources of interest to those managing impacts of the Canterbury Earthquake on 22 February 2011.

International Association for Impact Assessment

Social assessment as a complementary tool to hazard risk assessment and disaster planning

The Christchurch District Health Board has prepared an integrated recovery planning guide for the Christchurch earthquakes

GRRT - Green Recovery and Reconstruction Training Toolkit: building stronger, safer and more resilient communities. Click here for outline – download pdf

Anyone wishing to receive a copy of the GRRT or to download modules, can do so via registration at the GRRT website:

Community impacts of disasters (an Australian resource)

Joint Centre for Disaster Research
This Centre is a joint venture between Massey University and GNS Sceience within the School of Psychology and is based at the Wellington Campus of Massey University

Understanding Katrina: Perspectives from the Social Sciences

The University of Delaware Disaster Research Centre.
For multidisciplinary resources on disasters, and see the E. L. Quarantelli Resource Collection, which contains the world’s most complete collection on the social and behavioral science aspects of disasters.

The World Bank
The World Bank has a unit, handbook and example reports for Damage and Loss Assessment following disasters.