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close this bookDisaster and Development - Trainer's Guide - 1st edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 57 p.)
close this folderPART ONE: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DISASTERS AND DEVELOPMENT (45 minutes)
View the document2. Part 1 learning objectives
View the document3. Introduction to disasters & development
View the document4. The relationship between disasters and development
View the document5. Definition of terms
View the document6. Disaster effects can vary by hazard
View the document7. Question
View the document8. Vulnerability can vary based on local economic conditions
View the document9. Question
View the document10. Summary

10. Summary


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Review the material that has been covered up to this point and reinforce the learning objectives.

· The relationship between disasters and development can be summed up with 4 concepts:

- development can increase vulnerability
- development can reduce vulnerability
- disasters can set back development
- disasters can provide development opportunities

· Disaster effects vary with the hazard type causing the disaster

· Vulnerability varies between different societies and economies

- newly industrializing economies
- rural/agricultural economies
- small island economies
- highly stressed economies

BREAK (10 minutes)
This is a good time to take a break.