Managing disaster risk by increasing local capacity and resilience and reducing vulnerability to natural hazards. The approach engages the local community in managing local disaster risk often with the collaboration of external actors from civil society, local government and the private sector.
4 Feb 2016, ADB
'Since the severe floods of 2011, the Government of Thailand has carried out several high level flood control schemes. The disaster risk management project aims to help reduce risks further by supporting greater community involvement in activities such as flood preparedness, response, and post-flood recovery,' said James Nugent, Director General of ADB’s Southeast Asia Department...
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