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Disaster risk management systems analysis : a guide book

Author: Stephan Baas; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Publisher: Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2008.
Series: Environment and natural resources series, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Disaster Risk Management (DRM) combines, through a management perspective, the concept of prevention, mitigation and preparedness with response to the rising frequency and severity of natural hazards and disasters. This guide provides a set of tools that have been developed and tested in field projects, with particular reference to disaster-prone areas and vulnerable sectors and population groups.--Publisher's  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Disaster risk management systems analysis.
Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2008
(OCoLC)608931320
Online version:
Disaster risk management systems analysis.
Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2008
(OCoLC)631410431
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephan Baas; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
ISBN: 9789251060568 9251060568
OCLC Number: 263388128
Description: ix, 78 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Module 1 : definitions and conceptual framework --
Module 2 : planning an institutional assessment of disaster risk management systems --
Module 3 : assessment of disaster risk management systems at the national level --
Module 4 : assessment of disaster risk management systems at the district level --
Module 5 : assessment of disaster risk management systems at the community level --
Module 6 : Analysing and interpreting the data --
Annex: I. Tools and methods for institutional assessment --
II. Disaster-related terms and concepts.
Series Title: Environment and natural resources series, 13.
Responsibility: Stephan Baas [and others].
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Disaster Risk Management (DRM) combines, through a management perspective, the concept of prevention, mitigation and preparedness with response to the rising frequency and severity of natural hazards and disasters. This guide provides a set of tools that have been developed and tested in field projects, with particular reference to disaster-prone areas and vulnerable sectors and population groups.--Publisher's description.

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