Research - Building local level engagement in disaster risk reduction. A Portugese case study

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Purpose - Contributing to the global dialogue on disaster risk reduction (DRR), the purpose of this paper is to address a key priority for the Post-2015
Framework for DRR (HFA2) by analysing initiatives used by one local government to increase local-level engagement in DRR. Design/methodology/approach
- A review of literature from the multidisciplinary areas of communication, social and political theory examines the role that communication theory and practice can play in facilitating public participation to
build community resilience.

Burnside-Lawry, Judy; Carvalho, Luis (2015): Building local level engagement in disaster risk reduction. A
Portugese case study. In: Disaster Prevention and Management 24 (1), S. 80–99. DOI: 10.1108/DPM-07- 2014-0129

TRL of the proposed solution - Innovation stage (if applicable) Not applicable

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