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Incorporating indigenous knowledge into disaster policies

12 Mar 2015, ACS

A stated objective in the Development of the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction is to ensure the use of traditional and local knowledge to complement, as relevant and appropriate, scientific knowledge in disaster risk assessment and the development and implementation of policies, plans and programmes...


Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1997 607,200
Flood 2005 274,774
Flood 2008 100,000
Flood 1996 38,000
Flood 2006 35,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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