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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.

Africa's medicine men key to halting Ebola spread in Guinea

2 Mar 2015, TRF

Health officials are exploring ways to prevent similar disease outbreaks around the world, with epidemics expected to be a focus at a global conference on disaster risk reduction in Japan later this month...


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