ADRC wishes to express sincere gratitude to the authors of the case studies, namely Dr. Carlos A. Villacis, Mr. Emmanuel M. de Guzman, Mr. Anil Kkumar Sinha, and Dr. Tetsushi Kurita.

These reports will further contribute to the development of International Recovery Platform (IRP), for which initiative was presented by the UN agencies and partners, with the encouragement and support of the Government of Japan and the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC), and other countries.