The Guide to Disaster Recovery Capitals (ReCap Guide) is a resource for people, organisations and governments engaged in disaster recovery.
It aims to support wellbeing after disasters by providing evidence-based guidance to aid decision making, encouraging strengths-based, holistic and inclusive recovery approaches to recovery.
The guide identifies seven areas of recovery – natural, social, financial, cultural, political, built and human – and emphasises the interconnectedness between these ‘recovery capitals’.
The ReCap guide is part of a set of resources. This edition is designed for use in Australia, although it will have broader relevance to other locations. An edition tailored to Aotearoa New Zealand is being developed.
The ReCap Guide is available as a PDF and on the webpages below. Limited booklets are available in hard copy on request.
Click through to each ‘recovery capital’ for research findings and considerations for supporting disaster recovery. The recovery capitals are deeply interrelated, so you will find linkages between the different capitals across each page.