The Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) is an internationally accepted methodology for determining the physical damages, economic losses, and costs of meeting recovery needs after a natural disaster through a government-led process. This compelling, interactive and sequential online e-Learning on PDNA consist of four modules. The four modules will address the following: Module 1: Introduction to PDNA. At the end of the module, you will be able to: • Define what a Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) is. • Understand the role of participation and coordination in a PDNA. • Understand the agreed protocols to request a PDNA. • Understand the limits of a PDNA methodology. • Describe the elements of a PDNA. Module 2: Context Analysis, Identification and costing of Disaster Effects. At the end of the module, you will be able to: • Explain the importance of baseline information. • Describe the four main dimensions of disaster effects. • Understand the concepts of damage and loss. • Learn how to estimate damage. • Learn how to estimate loss. Module 3: Disaster Impact Analysis. At the end of the module, you will be able to: • Understand the impact of the disaster on the economy and on lives of people. • Learn how sectoral assessments contribute to the impact analysis. Module 4: Identifying Recovery Needs and Formulating Recovery Strategy. At the end of the module, you will be able to: • Describe the elements of recovery needs in a sectoral analysis. • Learn how to prioritise recovery needs. • Formulate a Sector Recovery Strategy. • Illustrate how the needs identified in the PDNA lead to the formulation of a Post Disaster Recovery Strategy. • Identify and describe the links between the PDNA and the Disaster Recovery Framework.
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