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How to improve public participation in disaster risk management: a case study of Buein Zahra, a small city in Iran
Identifying and providing basic solutions using a collaborative approach in earthquake stricken cities of Iran has not yet been addressed. This article focuses on an area of practice and views disaster risk management from ...
Traditional knowledge system in disaster risk reduction: exploration, acknowledgement and proposition
The last 60 years have witnessed advanced technological innovation for disaster risk reduction (DRR) with the invention of high-resolution satellite imagery, digital cartography and modern engineering building techniques ...
Disability and disaster risk reduction as an incongruent matrix: lessons from rural Zimbabwe
The policy thrust of disaster risk reduction initiatives is in many instances tailored towards able-bodied people. This is at the expense of those challenged in many facets such as physically, mentally and other forms of ...
Exploring the use of experiential learning in promoting the integration of disaster risk reduction into primary school curriculum: a case of Botswana
A key imperative of Botswana’s adherence to international, regional and local policy on disaster risk reduction (DRR) relates to creating awareness and an understanding of disaster risk. One avenue of creating an understanding ...
The Hyogo framework for action and its implications for disaster management and reduction in Africa
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010)
At the World Conference on Disaster Reduction, Hyogo, Japan, in January 2005, the international community adopted a 10-year plan to make the world safer from disasters. The resultant Hyogo Framework for Action is the global ...