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The role of local institutions in reducing vulnerability to recurrent natural disasters and in sustainable livelihoods development

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    The role of local institutions in reducing vulnerability to recurrent natural disasters and in sustainable livelihoods development
    Consolidated report on case studies and workshop findings and recommendations
    2004
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    The Rural Development Division (SDA) of FAO tackles the issue of disaster risk management from an institutional perspective within the context of Rural Development and Decentralization. This interim report summarises the main issues, findings and recommendations arising from the first phase of SDA’s work on DRM, including a first consolidation and comparative analysis of a literature review, case studies and the workshop discussions.
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    THE ROLE OF LOCAL INSTITUTIONS IN REDUCING VULNERABILITY TO RECURRENT NATURAL DISASTERS AND IN SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS DEVELOPMENT IN HIGH RISK AREAS 2003
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    This case study on the role of local level institutions in reducing vulnerability to recurrent natural disasters and in sustainable livelihoods development in high risk areas is written for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to contribute to the understanding of the role of local institutions and organizations in the design and implementation of disaster risk management strategies, as well as the role of local authorities in building community social capital for disaster prevention and preparedness. This understanding will provide insight and guidance on how disaster risk management may be integrated into development strategies.
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    The Role of Local Institutions in Reducing Vulnerability to recurrent Natural Disasters and in Sustainable Livelihoods Development - Philippines
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    2006
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    This case study was commissioned by the FAO Rural Institutions and Participation Service. Its in-depth look at the situation in a disaster-prone area of the Philippines contributes to the understanding of the impact of local institutions on the design and implementation of disaster risk management strategies, as well as the role of local autorities in building community social capital for disaster prevention and preparedness.

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