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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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18. Development programs can decrease vulnerability


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Discuss the impact of each of these programs and draw additional examples from UNDP Case study.

· Strengthen urban utility systems and industrial support®increases response capacity
· Incorporate hazard-resistant building techniques®withstands disaster shock
· Building codes and zoning regulations®reduces overcrowding
· Improved administration and training programs®improves preparedness planning
· Reforestation and soil conservation programs®reduces flood risk from erosion


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