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Strengthening emergency relief, rehabilitation, reconstruction and prevention in the aftermath of the South Asian earthquake disaster - Pakistan Report of the Secretary-General
Description:The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 60/13 of 14 November 2005. It addresses the coordination of relief, rehabilitation, reconstruction and prevention efforts undertaken in the aftermath of the South Asian
earthquake disaster in Pakistan. The report provides an overview of the relief and recovery effort to date, and identifies key lessons that should be both immediately applied to ongoing recovery activities and considered in the response to future disasters. The report includes a set of recommendations from the Secretary-General aimed at improving disaster preparedness, response and recovery at all levels, and at the importance of reducing the overall vulnerability of populations in disaster-prone countries and regions.
Agenda Item: Special economic, humanitarian and disaster relief assistance (5)
Issue Date: 08 May 2006
Symbol:E/2006/67, A/61/79
ODS Symbol:A/61/79, E/2006/67

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