Lessons paper

Cyclone Nargis: Lessons for operational agencies

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The aim of this report is to assist agencies working in the response to Cyclone Nargis by highlighting key lessons that have been learned from other natural disasters, specifically floods, hurricanes and cyclones. The report distils main findings and lessons from evaluations and synthesis reports contained in the ALNAP Evaluative Reports Database (ERD), as well as other learning initiatives concerned with responses to natural disasters. Where possible it provides links to these documents as well as to additional relevant papers and web sites. These are listed in the footnotes and the references.


  • Publication language: English
  • Pages: 16pp
  • Suggested citation: Ramalingam, B. & Pavanello, S. (2021) Cyclone Nargis: Lessons for operational agencies. London: ALNAP

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