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China and Cambodia: Integrated programming and cooperation with local authorities boost communities’ disaster preparedness

The China and Cambodia examples, each dealt with separately in this case study, illustrate how integrated programming addresses community risks and needs in a more holistic way and how working closely with local authorities can support the smooth implementation and sustainability of actions that lead to safer and more resilient communities. The two boxes at

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What are the tricks for Constructing Earthquake-resistant Buildings?

“This booklet targets the key players in the construction process of non-engineered building construction aiming to empower them with the new knowledge to fulfill the basic requirements of earthquake resistant buildings. This booklet can be distributed to the comunities, to the social workers and disaster related organizations as an awareness tool for creating the demand

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تقرير سنداي: إدارة مخاطر الكوارث من أجل تعزيز القدرة على مجابهة الكوارث في المستقبل

يرى هذا التقرير أن ممارسة إدارة مخاطر الكوارث هي إحدى السمات المحددة للمجتمعات القادرة على الصمود ومجابهة الكوارث ومن ثمّ فإنه ينبغي دمجها – أو « إدراجها » في كافة جوانب التنمية. ويرمي هذا التقرير إلى إثراء معلومات لجنة التنمية بهذه القضية أثناء الاجتماعات السنوية للبنك الدولي وصندوق النقد الدولي لعام 2012 ومساندة النقاش الجاري

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Surviving Alone: Improving Assistance to Colombia’s Flood Victims

This Refugees International report highlits shortcomings in the Colombian governtment’s and international agencies’ reponse to the 2010-2011 floods in order to ensure Colombia is better prepared for future flood events. While Colombia has committed to a disaster management framework, the severity of the emergency highlighted gaps in the system including the notable lack of local

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Volcanic Hazard Maps Improve Disaster Preparedness in Colombia

A case study on the importance of effective visualization tools in disaster preparedness, such as volcanic hazard maps, which help public officials and citizens prepare for volcanic emergencies. Volcanic Hazard Maps Improve Disaster Preparedness in Colombia http://geospatial.intergraph.com/Libraries/CaseStudies/Volcanic_Hazard_Maps_Improve_Disaster_Preparedness_in_Colombia.sflb.ashx

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