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close this bookDisaster and Development - Trainer's Guide - 1st edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 57 p.)
close this folderPART TWO: UNDERSTANDING AND EXPLOITING DISASTER/DEVELOPMENT LINKAGES (45 minutes)
View the document11. Part 2 learning objectives
View the document12. Impact of disasters on development programs
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View the document15. Large scale development projects
View the document16. Development programs can increase vulnerability
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View the document18. Development programs can decrease vulnerability
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View the document20. Disasters provide opportunities for development initiatives
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View the document22. Recovery programs can reduce vulnerability and promote development
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View the document24. Summary

20. Disasters provide opportunities for development initiatives


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Review each of the points. In your remarks discuss why development opportunities are frequently missed or ignored drawing examples from the module discussion. Use World Bank criteria to indicate me types of projects donors will support.

· Highlights areas of vulnerability
· Creates a favorable political climate for social and economic changes
· Results in injections of capital from donors
· Allows destroyed problem areas to be rebuilt more safely


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