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Munas kalden presentation 19th wcdm risk communication and governance

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Measuring the sustainability of Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRM) and of assessing multi-hazard early warning system (EWS) requires interdisciplinary frameworks. It also proposes …

Measuring the sustainability of Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRM) and of assessing multi-hazard early warning system (EWS) requires interdisciplinary frameworks. It also proposes qualitative measures for community preparedness and assessing micro level EWSs using composite concepts of efficiency, effectiveness, equity, legitimacy and sustainability. This is mostly linked with governance element and aspect.

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  • 1. Risk Communication, Community Preparedness and Governance: A Framework for Measuring Self Sufficiency and Sustainability Munas Kalden Technical Advisor,Community Based Disaster Preparedness,International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies/American Red Cross,Sri Lanka Monday, June 22, 12:35 pm - 12:55 pm Introduction Measuring the sustainability of Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRM) and of assessing multi-hazard early warning system (EWS) requires interdisciplinary frameworks.It also proposes qualitative measures for community preparedness and assessing micro level EWSs using composite concepts of efficiency,effectiveness, equity,legitimacy and sustainability.This is mostly linked with governance element and aspect.I have developed this,after my interaction with the communities in Uttravit province of Bangkok. The paper proposes a framework which has four key components:Leadership,Governance and strategy,Social Responsibility & Volunteerism and Knowledge Management. Components Of the component of Leadership,it covers the features of shared vision,collective leadership,strategizing, community visioning,community participation & ownership;under Governance and strategy,it goes with the features of integration,networking,partnership, resource mobilization,linking technology with community practices,operationalizing community memory ;the component Social Responsibility and Volunteerism consists of the features such as investing social capital,corporate social responsibility (CSR) ,volunteerism and commitment (political,institution, social and individual) and the fourth component Knowledge Management covers promoting community practices,managing community knowledge and translating the community memory into practice. 9 The proposed framework.Source:author(Munas Kalden,2008) Conclusion The community based development activity,when it involves the preparing community must invest on the elements of Leadership,Governance and strategy,Social Responsibility & Volunteerism and Knowledge Management,considering the sustainability and self resiliency.One element is well connected and interacted with other. Keywords:Community preparedness;risk communication; governance & strategy;sustainability;self sufficiency & network.