This part of the module will acquaint the reader with some of
the common erroneous assumptions, dilemmas, and basic guiding principles of
post-disaster planning. After reading this part you should be able to:
Identify several common
dangerous assumptions in recovery planning.
Apply these assumptions to your own
situation or community.
Address dilemmas regarding
post-disaster planning in light of the experiences of others as presented in the
Use the 12 guiding principles
presented here as an aid in new program design or as a model for testing