CYCLONE Damage Potential Society Poorer than before Disruption of Normal life & Development Suffers Huge Losses/ Damages Elements at Risk
HAZARD Damage Potential Awareness- Effect on Elements Society Quicker Recovery Action Plans Communities More Resilient Huge Losses/ Damages Reduced Losses Elements at Risk More Stable Society
HAZARD Damage Potential Elements at Risk Slopes of hills Sea & Sea-coast Low-lying Areas River/Stream Banks Natural Features Unsecured personal assets Livelihood tools / Equipment Public Infrastructure Agri. & Horticultural crops Weak Buildings Huts & Semi-permanent Houses People & Live-stock Societal Elements
Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping to include Resources.
Assess strengthening requirements and execute .
Funding for preparedness must be arranged.
Peoples’ cooperation through Political leaders, elders, Volunteers and NGOs
Create lead time by interpreting Warnings
Plan to include movement of resources with time frame.
Aim to reduce the destructive potential of cyclones, timely & appropriate relief to victims and quick & durable recovery
Disaster Preparedness Framework Rehearsals Public Education and Training Response Mechanisms Warning Systems Resource Base Information System Institutional Framework Planning Vulnerability Assessment COMPONENTS OF PREPAREDNESS