Mitigating the Millennium: Proceedings of a Seminar on Community Participation and Impact Measurement in Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation Programmes
Contains seminar presentations, working group session recommendations, & reports on disaster management issues. Addresses sustainable disaster mitigation, challenges for participatory approaches, incorporating local level mitigation strategies into national & international response, & evaluating & measuring the impact of mitigation projects. Addresses emergency preparedness in cyclone prone areas in Madagascar, the ways & means of improving practice, & the challenge of getting donors involved in disaster mitigation. Includes a resource list, profiles of speakers, & a list of participants. Photos.
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