Natural Hazard Risk Management in the Caribbean Liz Riley Mainstreaming Gender in Natural Hazard Risk Reduction Workshop The Royal, Saint Lucia November 28-29, 2005. Presentation outline. Introduction A Definition Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM)
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Natural Hazard Risk Management in the CaribbeanLiz RileyMainstreaming Gender in Natural Hazard Risk Reduction WorkshopThe Royal, Saint LuciaNovember 28-29, 2005
Result – scarce resources, earmarked for development diverted for relief and reconstruction
The systematic management of administrative decisions, organizations, operational skills and abilities to implement policies, strategies and coping capacities of the society or individuals to lessen the impacts of natural hazards.
A focus on preparedness and emergency response
Responsibility lies with government and specifically the Disaster office