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CBDRR Good Practices

The Building Disaster Resilient Communities (BDRC I) project, launched in June 2012 and implemented over 18 months, aims to increase the resilience of local communities living in hazard prone areas in Cambodia and reduce vulnerability to natural hazards through strengthened governance and increased local capacity.

You can download a number of CBDRR models from the link above:

Documentation of CBDRR Models for the DipECHO VIII Action in Cambodia

A principle component is to strengthen and consolidate Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) models that demonstrate increased resilience to disasters at both ID Poor household and community levels; and to document models that can be replicated elsewhere in Cambodia. The BDRC Consortium has identified eight models and best practices, at least seven of which need to be documented for the purpose of future replication.

Good Practices for Integrating Climate Change Adaptation

This document is intended to inspire Cambodian organisations and institutions to address the impacts of climate change in their existing programmes and practices. Its aim is to provide some useful approaches for programme planning and implementation that incorporates climate change responses while also educating people about the impact of climate change in Cambodia.

Low cost, low tech disaster proof shelter (English)
Low cost, low tech disaster proof shelter (Khmer)

A simple, illustrative manual on how to build stronger and more disaster resilient houses. Most of the proposed methods have been tested in many disaster prone countries such as Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar as well as in Cambodia.


People in Need
Save The Children
Global Cluster(s): 
Emergency Shelter and NFI
Original Publication Date: 
01 Янв 2015
Document type: 
Disaster Risk Reduction