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close this bookTrainee's Manual on Disaster Preparedness (European Commission Humanitarian Office, 59 p.)
close this folderModule V. Damage Assessment & Reporting
View the documentSession I. DAMAGE ASSESSMENT
View the documentSession II. DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FORMS
View the documentSession III. DNCA EXERCISES
View the documentSession IV. DISASTER REPORTING
View the documentSession V. REHABILITATION PLANNING


A. Definition of Terms

1. Survey
2. Assessment
3. Report

B. Importance of Damage Assessment

C. Objectives

D. Scope & Areas to be Covered

E. Factors that Make Demand of a Good Damage Assessment

F. Basic Guidelines in Damage Assessment

G. Terms of Reference

1. Joint Damage Assessment
2. Possible, probable impact
3. Destroyed, major and minor damage
4. Affected displaced population
5. Availability of local resources
6. Essential community services
7. Investigation

H. Factors/Key Points Influencing a Good Damage Assessment Report