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    Author(s): Arnaldo Bueso
    Date: 2019
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-261 (English). Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station: 241.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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    The leading role of native peoples in natural disaster management within the framework of the Promotion of Food Security and Social Inclusion in the Lempa Region of Western Honduras Program (PROSADE LEMPA) involves:

    • Actions aimed at reducing the imminent risk to remnant forests and the most vulnerablepopulations due to "Natural Disaster" caused by fires and pests.
    • The participation of key actors such as indigenous peoples, government, civil society,private enterprise and international cooperation in fire management.
    • Systematization of PROSADE LEMPA’s experience with vulnerable populations mostaffected by natural disasters.

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    Citation

    Bueso, Arnaldo. 2019. The role of native peoples in managing natural disasters [Abstract]. In: González-Cabán, Armando; Sánchez, José J., tech. eds. Proceedings of the fifth international symposium on fire economics, planning, and policy: ecosystem services and wildfires. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-261 (English). Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station: 241.

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