Community-based disaster preparedness and climate adaptation: local capacity-building in the Philippines.

@article{Allen2006CommunitybasedDP,
  title={Community-based disaster preparedness and climate adaptation: local capacity-building in the Philippines.},
  author={Katrina M Allen},
  journal={Disasters},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={81-101}
}
Community-based disaster preparedness (CBDP) approaches are increasingly important elements of vulnerability reduction and disaster management strategies. They are associated with a policy trend that values the knowledge and capacities of local people and builds on local resources, including social capital. CBDP may be instrumental not only in formulating local coping and adaptation strategies, but also in situating them within wider development planning and debates. In theory, local people can… CONTINUE READING

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