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Understanding risk and intervening to increase resilience with vulnerable communities


Southasiadisasters.net, issue no. 77, June 2011:

This issue focuses on views and actions related to increasing resilience with vulnerable communities in coastal areas. It contains articles contributed by disaster risk reduction practitioners from different agencies working at local to regional areas.

The articles includes: (i) building disaster resilient coastal communities; (ii) risk to resilience: a Concern Worldwide perspective; (iii) concerted and systematic efforts of DIPECHO partners for disaster resilient communities in India; (v) building disaster resilience of vulnerable communities in Orissa and West Bengal; (vi) implementation and technical support; (vii) informed media engagement for resilience building; (viii) initiating community resilience: building capacity and developing methodology; (ix) latest knowledge products; and (x) disaster micro-insurance for pro-poor risk management: evidence from South Asia.

Keywords

  • Themes:Capacity Development, Community-based DRR, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Media
  • Countries/Regions:Asia, India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/21711

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