Community-based disaster risk management in Pakistan

Disaster risk management (DRM), including disaster risk reduction (DRR), has received increased attention in Pakistan since the 2005 earthquake and the 2010 floods. In particular, development actors have shown a growing interest in community-based disaster risk management (CBDRM). However, little seems to be known about the impact of CBDRM, due to limited implementation and a very limited evidence base. This report offers an overview of what has failed and what has worked, why and how.

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