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Title: Strengthening resilience in tsunami-affected communities : coastal bioshields, livelihood development, and village knowledge centres in India and Sri Lanka; final report (April 2006 to March 2009)
Authors: M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
Keywords: NATURAL DISASTERS
TSUNAMI
STORMS
COASTS
LITTORAL ZONES
DISASTER PREVENTION
EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS
DISASTER MANAGEMENT
COMMUNITY RESILIENCE
INDIA
SRI LANKA
Date: 2009
Publisher: M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai, IN
Abstract: Mangrove and non-mangrove bioshields, livelihood development and diversification, and information and communications for resilience: all were addressed in this project. The project linked ecological rehabilitation, livelihood development, and access to information, through building local capacities of affected coastal communities and grassroots partner organizations. With participation of community and strategic partners, mangrove bioshield is established in about 280 ha, and non-mangrove bioshield in 27 ha and these strategies are showing promising results. Project components include community mobilization and organization, establishment of mangrove and non-mangrove bioshield, establishment of Village Resource and Village Knowledge Centres, strengthening livelihoods, and community-based disaster risk reduction.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10625/46962
Project Number: 103594
Project Title: Strengthening Resilience in Tsunami-affected Communities (India and Sri Lanka)
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