Environment for Sustainable Development
CBDM - Hyogo Trust Fund Project VIII: Gender in Urbanisation and CBDM
Target CountriesBangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka
OverviewA number of case studies illustrate that community disaster management is feasible in rural settings. However, it should be noted that more people tend to live in urban settings than in rural settings, and the growth of urban population in Asian , where a majority of the worldfs disasters and damages occur, has been especially dramatic Various disasters take place in urbanising areas and neighbourhoods, affecting millions of people each year through the loss of life, serious injury, and loss of assets and livelihoods.
Video Introduction of Project Activities in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka: