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IFRC series promoting community-based disaster risk reduction activities

Source(s):  International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
ProVention Consortium

With support from ProVention, IFRC and OAS developed a set of 6 non-technical manuals aimed at promoting community-based disaster risk reduction activities in the following fields:

  1. School Maintenance
  2. Disaster Mitigation of Rural Water Supplies and Sewerage Systems (in collaboration with PAHO and UNICEF)
  3. Natural Hazards and School Shelter
  4. Community Early Warning Systems for Small Valleys
  5. Floods Awareness Practice Guides
  6. Community dialogue on water and climate


Con el apoyo de ProVention, la Cruz Roja y de la OEA elaboró un conjunto de 6 de no-manuales técnicos destinados a la promoción basada en la comunidad las actividades de reducción del riesgo de desastres en los siguientes ámbitos:

  1. Mantenimiento Comunitario de Escuelas
  2. Prevención de Desastres en Acueductos Rurales
  3. Manejo de Albergues Temporales
  4. Sistema de Alerta Temprana de Inundaciones en Cuencas Menores
  5. Inundaciones
  6. Dialogo Comunitario sobre Agua Clima






Format Printed documents
Sub-format Book (>30 pages)

Target audiences


Group: Adults

Educational usage

reading level Educational (post-secondary reading level)

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  • Year of publication 2006
  • Language(s) Spanish
  • Price Unknown

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