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The role of local institutions in reducing vulnerability to recurrent natural disasters and in sustainable livelihoods development : Philippines / prepared by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center under the overall technical guidance and supervision from Stephan Baas.
Institutions for rural development ; 8
Rome : Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2006.
viii, 62 p. : col. ill., maps ; 30 cm.
This case study was commissioned by the FAO Rural Institutions and Participation Service. Its in-depth look at the situation in a disaster-prone area of the Philippines contributes to the understanding of the impact of local institutions on the design and implementation of disaster risk management strategies, as well as the role of local authorities in building community social capital for disaster prevention and preparedness.
Disaster relief --Philippines.
Emergency management --Philippines.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
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