Disaster risk governance at national and sub-national levels (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 991)

Abstract

Query

Identify literature on the governance of disaster risk in low- and middle-income countries, at national and sub-national levels. Please provide a summary of the literature along with an annotated bibliography.

Overview

Though the term disaster risk governance is rarely used, there is a large body of literature that relates to the governance of disaster risk in low- and middle-income countries with a focus on national or sub-national levels. This brief helpdesk research report identifies some of the most notable literature in this area and attempts to identify common conclusions.

Citation

Rao, S. Disaster risk governance at national and sub-national levels (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 991). Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (2013) 19 pp.

Disaster risk governance at national and sub-national levels (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 991)

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