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Mitchell, Tom and Tanner, Thomas and Haynes, Katharine (2009) Children as Agents for Disaster Risk Reduction: Lessons from El Salvador and The Philippine. Children in a Changing Climate Working Paper 1, Institute of Development Studies.

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Abstract

This paper explores children’s voices in disaster risk reduction (DRR) policy spaces and their capacity to communicate disaster risk to their parents and larger community. It challenges the traditional development approaches which perceive children as passive victims during and after disasters. The argument is supported by field research in El Salvador and Philippines conducted by Plan International, which highlights the contribution of children to minimising risks in disaster–prone developing countries.

Item Type: Monographs and Working Papers (Working Paper)
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Development Studies
Departments and Subunits
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2019 14:27
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/31403

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