|Disaster and the Environment - Trainer's Guide - 2nd edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 74 p.)|
|PART 3: MITIGATING ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION|
Discuss the definition of sustainable development. Ask the participants if this concept is operational in their countries. Ask the participants how disaster planning and mitigation are integrated into this concept. How does it fit into the ways of studying the environment mentioned in Part I? (Show OH 3 again.)
Development that meets the needs of the present without limiting the potential to meet the needs of future generations.