|Disaster and Development - Trainer's Guide - 1st edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 57 p.)|
|PARTS THREE AND FOUR: ASSESSING TRADE-OFFS IN INVESTING IN VULNERABILITY REDUCTION AND FORGING THE LINKS BETWEEN DISASTER AND DEVELOPMENT(45 minutes)|
Review the benefits of involving local people and organizations in planning and implementation efforts. Discuss why these groups are often ignored in the planning process and why ignoring them is not good policy. Stress the importance of community development in communities at risk prior to an actual disaster.
· Provides good ideas about local felt needs
· Builds support for implementation
· Builds self-esteem and community leaders