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Conceptualizing Local Knowledge and Disaster Management

Khan, Abdul Razzaq and Khan, Abuturab and Razzaq, Sadia (2013): Conceptualizing Local Knowledge and Disaster Management.

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Abstract

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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