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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 4. Forging the links between disasters and development
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View the documentThe UN and the NGO role
View the documentBuilding links between disasters and development - the community’s role
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This part of the module is designed to enhance your understanding of:

· current and potential roles for United Nations agency officials and NGOs in helping countries make the disaster/development connection

· why the affected communities need to be involved in designing and implementing programs

Governments should develop an overall country-wide disaster plan with supporting policies.