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Community managed disaster risk reduction in high altitude regions


Southasiadisasters.net issue no. 85, June 2012:

This issue presents articles covering different aspects of community-managed approach in disaster risk reduction context. Practitioners have shared learning from project implementation with disaster affected and at risk communities of Sri Lanka and West Bengal states of India. Key articles from experts include: (i) role of women in community recovery; (ii) Green school safety in high altitude places, Children and participatory risk assessment; (iii) Ecology based and women led resilient livelihood recoveries; and (iv) financial instruments for economic recovery. The thematic contribution is provided by Rigzin Spalbar, Chief Executive Council, LAHDC; the Foreword by Marlou Geurts and Munish Kaushik, Cordaid; and the Agenda Round Table by Mihir R. Bhatt of AIDMI on key ideas for action in CMDRR related various contributions.

Keywords

  • Themes:Community-based DRR, Education & School Safety, Gender, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Recovery, Risk Identification & Assessment, Vulnerable Populations
  • Countries/Regions:India, Sri Lanka

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/28128

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