Safer Cities 7: Can Small be Beautiful? ADPC: Safer Cities 7: Can Small be Beautiful?

Published on: 02/28/2004

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: Resilient Cities and Urban Management

Type: Impact Stories and Case Studies

File size: 0.86 MB


Publication Overview/Description

This case study highlights how community-based disaster management (CBDM) interventions contributed to enhancing sustainable flood proofing measures in the selected municipalities of
Bangladesh. The lessons learned through the BUDMP experience show how small-scale external
interventions can encourage the community to integrate and build upon indigenous knowledge and
techniques to achieve livelihood security.