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Disaster prevention, disaster preparedness and local community resilience within the context of disaster risk management in Cameroon

Cameroon was one of the 57 countries that participated in the Global Network of Civil Society Organizations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR) Views from the Frontline (VFL) 2013 project on everyday disasters, community resilience and disaster preparedness. Working with 6 other civil society organizations, Geotechnology, Environmental Assessment and Disaster Risk Reduction administered 400 questionnaires to frontliners in 7 administrative regions of the country on 14 disaster indicators that assessed the underlying causes of disasters and the level of preparedness and resilience of the communities.

Electronic supplementary material: The online version of this article ( Disaster prevention, disaster preparedness and local community resilience within the context of disaster risk management in Cameroon)  contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users.

 

First Online paper 22 November 2016, Natural Hazards

 


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