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2009 | 13 | 2 | 153-169

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Community Involvement in Post Disaster Re-Construction - Case Study of the British Red Cross Maldives Recovery Program


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Bendruomenės indėlis į aplinkos atstatymą po stichinių nelaimių: Didžiosios Britanijos raudonojo kryžiaus atkūrimo programos Maldyvuose atvejo tyrimas

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Community involvement in post disaster re-construction is an important ingredient to the overall success of housing and infrastructure redevelopment. Implementing Agencies and governments need to design post disaster re-construction programs which promote the involvement of beneficiaries and communities in post disaster re-construction programs, to the extent allowed by the scale and context of any given situation. By extension, the management and organisational capacities which enable community involvement in a post disaster re-construction project need to be identified and developed to facilitate this process. The British Red Cross Maldives post — tsunami recovery program is presented as a case study to identify successes, limitations, and lessons learnt from one such project. The case study is examined to identify capacity building opportunities for community involvement in future post disaster re-construction projects. These opportunities are presented in terms of the project procurement model chosen for implementation, active and passive methods of community involvement, and the personal skills and management structure required to facilitate community involvement in post disaster re-construction projects.
Bendruomenės indėlis i aplinkos atstatyma po stichiniu nelaimiu - svarbus komponentas, padedantis sěkmingai atkurti būstus ir infrastruktūra. Tai igyvendinančioms istaigoms ir vyriausybėms būtina kurti atstatymo po stichiniu nelaimiu programas, skatinančias nukentėjusiuosius ir bendruomenes dalyvauti tokiose programose, kiek tai imanoma, atsižvelgiant i konkrečios situacijos masta ir konteksta. Platesne prasme, norint išplėsti ši procesa, reikia nustatyti ir išplėtoti vadybos bei organizacines galimybes, leidžiančias bendruomenei dalyvauti atstatymo po stichiniu nelaimiu projekte. Atvejui tirti pasirinkta atkūrimo po cunamio programa, kuria Maldyvuose vykdo Didžiosios Britanijos Raudonasis kryžius. Tyrimu siekiama nustatyti konkretaus projekto sėkmes, apribojimus, jo metu išmoktas pamokas. Atvejis nagrinėjamas siekiant nustatyti, ar imanoma sukurti salygas, kurios leistu bendruomenei dalyvauti būsimuosiuose atstatymo po stichinės nelaimės projektuose. Tokios galimybės pristatomos imant igyvendinti pasirinkta projekto pirkimu modeli, aktyvius ir pasyvius bendruomenes dalyvavimo metodus bei asmeninius igūdžius ir vadybos struktūra, kurie būtini, idant bendruomenė galėtu dalyvauti atstatymo po stichiniu nelaimiu projektuose.









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  • PML & Associates, PO Box 501, Ashburton, Victoria 3147, Australia


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