All risks are local: making district disaster management plan in India: In Southasiadisasters.net, issue no. 86, July 2012
This issue addresses local actions in disaster risk reduction, asserting that all risks are reduced locally in the end. It presents articles covering different aspects of the development of district disaster management plan, focusing on Bihar, India. the content includes: (i) making district disaster management plan pro poor: local experience; (ii) a human rights-based approach and district disaster management plans; (iii) placing community first; (iv) a change of mind is needed; (v) embankment legacies and their effects on social systems; (vi) resilience and the district disaster management plan of west Champaran; (vii) hazards, vulnerability and capacity building of west Champaran -macro analysis; (viii) disaster management – a district level approach perspective; and (ix) migration and DDMPs.
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