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Indigenous Knowledge

Community coping practices, local community knowledge accumulated over generations of living in a particular environment that is shared and applied to reduce community vulnerability and form the basis of community coping practices.

International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR): Call for blog contributions

27 Aug 2015, UNISDR

UNISDR is launching a blog ahead of International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR), which will be celebrated on 13 October. The theme of this year’s edition of IDDR is traditional, indigenous or local knowledge and its role in helping communities manage and reduce the risks posed by natural and man-made hazards. UNISDR are looking for thought-provoking posts on a range of themes...


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