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Living with Drought: Drought Mitigation for Sustainable Livelihoods

By: Astrid von Kotze and Ailsa Holloway

206 pages, B/w photos, running time: 61 minutes approx.

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Aug 1999 | #101912 | ISBN: 185339470X
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NHBS Price: £19.95 $25/€24 approx

About this book

Presents a creative and constructive participative training approach to drought preparedness and sustainable development in at-risk communities. It constitutes an innovative effort to move the practice of drought mitigation beyond 'classic disaster management' towards sustainable development and practice.

..."This book and video were created to move the practice of drought mitigation beyond disaster management and into sustainable development and practice.. The book outlines terms and concepts in drought mitigation and discusses perceptions of risk and common meanings of drought. It explains drought vulnerability and risk assessment, outlines methods for planning and implementing drought mitigation, and lists materials for further exploration of this topic. The video contains three training films that present the experiences of different communities dealing with drought.": Natural Hazards Observer


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