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Implementation of Community Based
Disaster Risk Management
in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

This master thesis examines the implementation of
Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM)
in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. The report is based on
a literature study in the field of CBDRM together with an
interview study conducted with organisations operating
in the region. The thesis shows that CBDRM has been an
effective approach in the Mekong Delta and that used modes
and modalities have resulted in more resilient communities
with a higher capacity to deal with imminent threats from disasters.