Marie Michael Library
Disasters and Humanitarian Assistance
- All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI), a community-based organization that focuses on disaster risk mitigation and reduction.
- Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), promotes research, training and publications concerning disasters.
- Conflict and disasters resources provided by Oxfam.
- Emergency Management Office, Government of Nova Scotia.
- Gender and Disaster Network is an educational project for women and men interested in gender relations in disaster contexts.
- Humanitarian Policy Group is dedicated to improving humanitarian policy and practice. Resources and publications are available.
- Disasters, publications and resources from Overseas Development Institute (ODI).
- The Sphere Project is comprised of three things: a handbook, a process of collaboration and an expression of committment to quality and accountability. The Sphere Handbook may be downloaded in several languages.
- Haver, K. (2008). Out of site: Building better responses to displacement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by helping host families (Oxfam International Research Report).
- The livelihood assessment tool-kit: Analysing and responding to the impact of disasters on the livelihoods of people (1st ed.). Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009. (2.39 Mb pdf)
- Mailer, M. (2008). From emergency to recovery: Rescuing northern Uganda’s transition (Oxfam Briefing Paper 118).
- National disaster management plan. (2016). New Delhi: National Disaster Management Authority. (4.57 Mb pdf)
- Oxfam. (2008). For a safer tomorrow: Protecting civilians in a multipolar world. Executive summary and full report outline an agenda to protect civilians through combining local, national, and regional action with international support.
- Roberts, D. L. (2005). Staying alive: Safety and security guidelines for humanitarian volunteers in conflict areas. (1.06 Mb pdf)
- Save the Children Alliance. (2009). Five years later: Rebuilding lives after the tsunami: the children’s road to recovery. (1.17 Mb pdf)
- Shrestha, A.B., Shah, S.H., & Karim, R. (2008). Resource manual on flash flood risk management: Module 1: community-based management. Published by ICIMOD, this manual contains resource materials to help those who are working to reduce flash flood risks.