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The Fourth Disaster Management Practitioners' Workshop
for Southeast Asia ADPC: The Fourth Disaster Management Practitioners' Workshop <br> for Southeast Asia

Published on: 03/11/2006

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: Safer Development Planning and Implementation

Type: Conference and Workshop Proceedings

File size: 18.85 MB

 

Publication Overview/Description

This document brings together the Proceedings and Outcomes of the “Fourth Disaster Management Practitioners’ Workshop for Southeast Asia” (DMP SEA) held on 8-10 March 2006 in Bangkok, Thailand.

The main theme of the workshop was “Learning from Community Based Practices: Strengthening
Policy and Partnerships”. It is hoped that this document will be a reference point for future initiatives in community-based disaster risk management. This is the fourth time practitioners’ in CBDRM gathered to discuss the status of CBDRM, issues and solutions for making communities more
resilient to disaster impacts leading to poverty alleviation and sustainable development. It also
presents papers on the different themes and country reports on CBDRM and outcomes of the
group discussion.

The three day workshop was attended by more than 70 participants from over 12 countries
within and outside this region. Participants included representatives from the government, local
and international NGOs, community leaders, donor agencies, regional bodies and the United
Nations.