Learn to Manage Your Own Risk: Tips from Asian Disaster Reduction Training

Special Issue 35, August 2007. Main sections: Vulnerable communities at the center of results, CBDRM as a disaster reduction approach is on a tipping point, communities as the base of disaster risk management, through advocacy to policy and social change, microfinance helping the members of a community develop business, learning about disaster risks as a means to community, the importance of livelihood security to strengthen communities, safer livelihood practices in Tamil Nadu after the 2004 Tsunami, national disaster preparedness should integrate communities' initiative, resilient communities resulting from successfull CBDRM implementation. Includes case studies.