Volume 13, Issue 1 (2009)                   MJSP 2009, 13(1): 63-94 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
2- M.A. Student of Geography and Rural Planning, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
3- , Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
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Natural disaster management is a system of proceedings carried out before, during and post outbreak of disasters to reduce damages as much as possible. A review on study of natural disaster management indicates that nowadays the think of reaction to disasters as a command- control structure, concentrated and technology- based has been changed and a new method known as social- based management has appeared which emphasis on local knowledge, capacities and culture. Regarding so, this article is going to answer how is the process of natural disaster management in local and modern methods in villages of studied region? This article with the help of analytic- descriptive research technique and by utilizing surveying method studies the process of natural disasters management, capacities, abilities and knowledges of villagers of khoresh- rostam region in 2 modern and local manners. method of gathering in formation is librarian and free techniques (observation, interview and questionnaire) and paneling. For analysis Friedman test has been applied. Research’s results indicates studied field has a high degree of abilities and capacities such as efficient local knowledge regarding natural disaster management, participation and collaboration of villagers and finally local NGO’s activities which can be considered useful for process of natural disaster management planning.
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Received: 2007/07/3 | Accepted: 2007/12/1 | Published: 2010/03/11

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