Indigenous knowledge valuable in mitigating natural disasters


An article by Andrew Stevens on emergencymgmt.com demonstrates how Western emergency managers benefit from Idigenous Knowledge in mitigating damage from natrual disasters.

Image: The Barangay Disaster Coordinating Council gives out the initial warning using the kanungkung, from "Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction: Good Practices and Lessons Learned from Experiences in the Asia-Pacific Region", available here.

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