Title:  Guidelines for the fisheries and aquaculture sector on damage and needs assessments in emergencies
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Guidelines for the fisheries and aquaculture sector on damage and needs assessments in emergencies




Edited by

David Brown

Fisheries and Aquaculture Officer
Policy, Economics and Institutions Branch
FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
Rome, Italy

Florence Poulain
Fisheries and Aquaculture Officer
Policy, Economics and Institutions Branch
FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
Rome, Italy


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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome 2013


ABSTRACT

Brown, D. & Poulain, F. (eds). 2013.
Guidelines for the fisheries and aquaculture sector on damage and needs assessments in emergencies.
Rome, FAO. 114 pp.

These guidelines are aimed at those people who participate in post-disaster needs assessment at the country level. These may include line ministry staff, national and international UN staff, national and international consultants and staff of non-governmental organizations. The guidelines are based on a core document, which articulates the process and reporting requirements of post-disaster needs assessments. This core document is then supported by a series of technical annexes that provide specific guidance relating to different aspects of fisheries and aquaculture.


Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

Chapter 1

Introduction

 

1.1 Purpose of the guidelines

 

1.2 Who are the guidelines for?

 

1.3 When are they used?

 

1.4 Structure of the guidelines

Chapter 2

Disasters and the fisheries and aquaculture sector

 

2.1 Different types of disasters

 

2.2 Disasters and vulnerability

 

2.3 Fisheries, aquaculture and disasters

 

2.4 How fisheries and aquaculture can play a role in post-disaster recovery

 

2.5 The role of fisheries and aquaculture in post-disaster food and nutrition security

Chapter 3

The disaster response context

 

3.1 Phases of disaster and disaster relief

 

3.2 The cluster approach

Chapter 4

The fisheries and aquaculture sector policy framework

Chapter 5

Disaster needs assessments

 

5.1 Coordinating with other damage needs assessments

 

5.2 Fisheries and aquaculture baseline

 

5.3 Initial impact appraisal

 

5.4 Detailed sector assessment

Annex 1 – Fisheries and aquaculture policy and management

 

A1.1 Introduction

 

A1.2 Effects of disasters on policies and management

 

A1.3 Threats to good policy and management processes in post-disaster situations

 

A1.4 Opportunities to improve fisheries and aquaculture policies

 

A1.5 Key information needs for damage needs assessment: policy and management

 

A1.6 Key resources

Annex 2 – Capture fisheries gear, vessels and engines

 

A2.1 Introduction

 

A2.2 Technical considerations for the damage and needs assessment (fishing gear, boats and engines)

Annex 3 – Landing sites, harbours and anchorages

 

A3.1 Introduction

 

A3.2 Damage assessment

Annex 4 – Aquaculture

 

A4.1 Introduction

 

A4.2 Overview of the damage assessment

 

A4.3 Technical specifications for damage needs assessment: aquaculture

 

A4.4 Recommendations in aquaculture

 

A4.5 Suggested format for detailed assessment

 

A4.6 Further recommendations in aquaculture

Annex 5 – Capture fisheries and aquaculture post-harvest, markets and processing

 

A5.1 Introduction

 

A5.2 Technical considerations for the damage and needs assessment

 

A5.3 Data collection, analysis and summary

 

A5.4 Key background reading

Annex 6 – Environment

 

A6.1 Introduction

 

A6.2 Potential effects of disasters on the environment

 

A6.3 Key requirements for identifying environmental management needs in post-disaster situations

 

A6.4 Technical specifications for damage needs assessment: environment

 

A6.5 Key resources


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