ELLA Spotlight on Knowledge: Spotlight on Publications: Disaster Risk Management in Latin American Cities

Abstract

This selection of publications highlights key resources documenting and analysing some of the main aspects of the Latin American experience with disaster risk management (DRM) in cities: links and relationships between urban poverty and disasters; the importance of regulatory frameworks, institutions and governance; the challenges and opportunities of building resilient cities; the political economy of DRM; DRM strategies and tools; comparative experiences across countries and regions; and the evolution of conceptual frameworks and methodologies for risk and vulnerability analysis.

Citation

Watanabe, M. ELLA Spotlight on Knowledge: Spotlight on Publications: Disaster Risk Management in Latin American Cities. ELLA, Practical Action Consulting, Lima, Peru (2013) 9 pp.

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