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Emergency Assistance and Fragile States

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  • Understanding Land Issues and Their Impact on Tourism Development: A Political Economy Analysis of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia 

    Safran, Patrick (Asian Development Bank, 2015-11)
    The deep-rooted and complex land ownership systems, the intricate political and cultural behavior, and the weak policies and institutional systems have a significant impact on tourism development.
  • Towards an Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Management Process 

    Parcon, by RJ Marco Lorenzo C. (Foreign Service Institute, 2017-06-30)
    The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has pointed out that gender inequalities constrain the control of women and girls over important decisions that affect their lives and restrain their access to vital resources. Existing ...