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.
9 Oct 2015, UNISDR AP
The Ifugao tribe in the Philippines today became the first community to be recognized as a champion for disaster risk reduction in recognition of the role that their indigenous knowledge of the environment plays in preserving what is often described as the 8th Wonder of the World, the spectacular 2,000 year old Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras...
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