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Safer Cities 21: Community Empowerment and Disaster Risk
Reduction in Chittagong City ADPC: Safer Cities 21: Community Empowerment and Disaster Risk <br> Reduction in Chittagong City

Published on: 06/30/2008

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: Resilient Cities and Urban Management

Type: Impact Stories and Case Studies

File size: 1.42 MB

 

Publication Overview/Description

The community is at the frontier of any kind of natural hazard and disaster. Empowering the community by internalizing the tools and methods of disaster risk reduction is a good way to deal with the future potential risks. This case study highlights how to build up community ownership in responding to the existing hydro-meteorological hazards in the most vulnerable wards of Chittagong City, Bangladesh.