Local Government Network Practice Brief

Every day across the Pacific region, local decisions are made about community development. The new Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific (FRDP) warns that cumulatively, these decisions can affect the outcomes of disasters: a cost saving measure on a community hall deems it ineffective as a cyclone evacuation centre; a water pump project fails because it is located in an area that floods; a health centre has to be relocated because it is too close to an eroding coast line.

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