This Guidance Note (the Note) for Post-Disaster Health Sector Recovery is intended to provide action-oriented guidance to local and central government health sector officials who face post-disaster challenges related to health sector recovery. It lays out the policy, planning, financial, and implementation decisions and activities that go into developing and putting into effect a Health Sector Recovery Plan. Additionally, common pitfalls are outlined as well as ways to overcome them.

This Note is accompanied by an extensive Reading List that is available on the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery’s (GFDRR) Recovery Hub website, under the Health section ‘Knowledge Documents.'