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close this bookRehabilitation and Reconstruction - 1st Edition (Department of Humanitarian Affairs/United Nations Disaster Relief Office - Disaster Management Training Programme - United Nations Development Programme , 1993, 47 p.)
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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 text.

Use the 12 guiding principles presented here as an aid in new program design or as a model for testing existing programs.