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Safer Cities 29: Experiencing Good Governance with People's
Participation: A Synergetic Approach for Disaster Risk Management
in Matara, Sri Lanka ADPC: Safer Cities 29: Experiencing Good Governance with People's <br> Participation: A Synergetic Approach for Disaster Risk Management <br> in Matara, Sri Lanka

Published on: 12/15/2010

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: Resilient Cities and Urban Management

Type: Impact Stories and Case Studies

File size: 1.02 MB

 

Publication Overview/Description

This study describes the proactive approach of the city council to mainstream disaster risk reduction
concerns within local governance. Good governance followed the integration of DRR roles for the
community and other stakeholders, as these promoted transparency and participation.