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close this bookDisaster and Development - 2nd edition (Department of Humanitarian Affairs/United Nations Disaster Relief Office - Disaster Management Training Programme - United Nations Development Programme , 1994, 60 p.)
close this folderPART 2. Understanding and exploiting disaster/development linkages
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentThe impact of disasters on development programs
View the documentLoss of resources
View the documentShifting resources
View the documentImpact on investment climate
View the documentImpact on the non-formal sector
View the documentCASE STUDY
View the documentDevelopment programs can increase vulnerability
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View the documentDevelopment programs can decrease vulnerability
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View the documentDisasters as opportunities for development initiatives
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View the documentSUMMARY

(introduction...)

This part of the module is designed to enhance your understanding of:

· how disasters can impact development programs

· how development programs can increase vulnerability

· how development programs can be designed to decrease vulnerability

· how disaster recovery programs can be designed to promote development at the same time that they decrease vulnerability


Disasters can disrupt development potential