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Safer Cities 28: Building a Community-Centered
Disaster-Resilient City ADPC: Safer Cities 28: Building a Community-Centered <br> Disaster-Resilient City

Published on: 11/30/2010

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: Resilient Cities and Urban Management

Type: Impact Stories and Case Studies

File size: 0.99 MB

 

Publication Overview/Description

Jamalpur pouroshava was a site for a project on reducing food insecurity in the poor urban settlements. Later on, its urban poor communities would tackle the challenge of forming resilience to flood disasters. This case study documents the participatory process and the growing contribution of disaster risk reduction to local development planning.