General association with cultural factors: Social networks
A. Pay more attention to the drivers of disasters and the underlying causes of vulnerability, in order to prioritize these elements in disaster management policy and planning.
B. Pursue humanitarian diplomacy as a means of preventing and reducing vulnerability.
C. In the preparedness stage, it is important to have effective and transparent regulations in the field of disaster management. Related cultural factors: Rule of law
D. Policy-makers and disaster managers should monitor that safety measures and practices for “worst-case” scenarios are enforced and provide incentives for compliance with these measures, both within and outside the private sector. Related cultural factors: Rule of law
E. Encourage coordination and collaboration in the field of disaster management among public and private organisations at the international, regional, national and local levels, by setting-up efficient information flows among these stakeholders, in order to build capacity and capability in case of natural and-made disasters. This will facilitate rapid decision-making and will ensure that every actor is clear as to the role they must play in all stages of disaster management. The interaction among actors will also help build trust among all stakeholders concerned. Related cultural factors: Social networks
F. Always involve state actors in the recovery stage as true recovery is difficult without the assistance of state planning.
G. Compile, assess and apply lessons learned from disaster management with the help of ICT as part of the REX (Return on experience) process.
H. Pay attention to management of effort spent on disaster relief to avoid overlapping and duplication of efforts.
I. Consider the possibility to combine the insurance and disaster prevention policy to support disaster risk reduction.
J. Incorporate more effectively insurance schemes in disaster risk management by educating citizens’ education in this respect and raising awareness of the importance of the issue.
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