Local governments and disaster risk reduction : good practices and lessons learned : a contribution to the Making cities resilient campaign

Abstract: Good practices and lessons learned by local governments in disaster risk reduction were compiled to showcase the essential roles played by local and regional authorities in addressing disaster risks at sub-national and local levels, but also the challenges and constraints to scale-up these efforts. Author(s): Source(s): , xiii, 69 p., ill., tabs Published: 2010…

Local governance in tsunami recovery : lessons learned and emerging principles

Abstract: An analysis of lessons learned and emerging principles with regard to the functioning of local governance in post-Tsunami disaster recovery, drawing primarily on experiences from India, Indonesia, Maldives, Thailand and Sri Lanka. Author(s): UNDP Source(s): , 20 p., ill., tabs Published: 2006 United nations development programme] (UNDP), [New York, NY (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

Local economic development in post-crises situations : operational guide

Abstract: The major objective of the guide is to illustrate: (1) why local economic development is particularly effective in post-crisis situations; and (2) how to implement LED in practice. It includes practical step-by-step methodologies and toolkits. Author(s): Gasser, Martin Source(s): , 237 p., ill., tabs Published: 2002 International labour office (ILO), [Geneva] (English ISBN/ISSN: /…