Indigenous knowledge for disaster risk reduction in South Asia
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Published by Macmillan Publishers India in Delhi .
Written in English


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StatementP.G. Dhar Chakrabarti, Sanjay Srivastava, Binod Shakya.
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p.
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23963861M
LC Control Number2009305500

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Shaw, R., Noralene, U. & Baumwoll, J., a, Indigenous knowledge for disaster risk reduc on: Good prac ces and lessons learned from experiences in the Asia-Paci cAuthor: Nnamdi Iloka.   title = "Indigenous knowledge and disaster risk reduction: From practice to policy", abstract = "Indigenous Knowledge (IK) has been practiced in communities over time. There is news after major disasters on how IK has been effective in the protection of the lives and properties of people and by:   Bangkok, July Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction: Good Practices and Lessons Learned from Experiences in the Asia-Pacific Region European Union 4. ii Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction iiPhoto by . Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction I ndigenous Knowledge (Indigenous Knowledge) is the basis of community coping practices that have helped vibrant communities survive natural calamities over centuries. The Asia Pacific region is particularly rich in such bodies of knowledge. Ancient civilizations, a multi-.

Asia, being one of the most disaster prone areas in the world, people and communities has developed their coping mechanisms over time, which is reflected in the form of IK. While many organisations recognise the importance of IK for disaster risk reduction (DRR), there has been few systematic study on analysing the principles of IK and its. Our Mission. We are an international group of indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and practitioners, focusing on the role that indigenous peoples and their knowledge systems may play to inform understanding, decision-making and management of natural and . Asia and Pacific UNISDR Informs/Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction/1. Karez Techonology for Drought Disaster Reduction in China. areas (~m) which are covered with glacier or permanent snow. The minimum height of Aiding Lake, at the south of the basin, is around m, which represents the lowest lake in China. Shaw, R., Noralene, U. & Baumwoll, J., a, Indigenous knowledge for disaster risk reduction: Good practices and lessons learned from experiences in the Asia-Pacific region, United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), by: 7.

Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction: Good Practices and Lessons Learned from Experiences in the Asia-Pacifi c Region European Union International Environment and Disaster Management Laboratory, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, KYOTO UNIVERSITY Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto , JAPAN Tel/ Fax: Keywords disaster risk reduction, indigenous knowledge, Pacific Islands, tsunami, Vanuatu 1 Introduction Indigenous knowledge (IK) is the knowledge that was created by preliterate communities in response to various issues, most commonly those that stress or threaten a particular commu-nity or its livelihood. It is being increasingly Cited by: Reduction. Despite the fact that people are not aware of Disaster Risk Reduction, the findings have established that Indigenous Knowledge plays a major role in Disaster Risk Reduction. The examples provided in this study can be used to demonstrate the benefits of Indigenous Knowledge in Disaster Risk Reduction to communities. Working hand in hand with the Agenda, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction is the roadmap for how we make our communities safer and more resilient to disasters. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.