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Conceptualizing Local Knowledge and Disaster Management

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  • Khan, Abdul Razzaq
  • Khan, Abuturab
  • Razzaq, Sadia

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This article deals with review of conceptualization of local knowledge and highlights terms related disaster management. The purpose is to relate local knowledge in disaster management as an important factor, because rural communities mostly trust on their own wisdom, i.e. Local knowledge. This article gives conceptual clearance of local knowledge, disaster, disaster management, with theoretical discussion on vulnerability of the local communities in developing countries.

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  • Khan, Abdul Razzaq & Khan, Abuturab & Razzaq, Sadia, 2013. "Conceptualizing Local Knowledge and Disaster Management," MPRA Paper 63355, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 01 Jan 2015.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:63355
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    Keywords

    Local Knowledge; Disaster Management; Vulnerability; Rural Communities; Hazards; Disaster Management Cycle.;

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    • I30 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General

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