GREEN DISASTER RESPONSE
"Disasters kill people, destroy infrastructure, damage ecosystems and undermine development"...
The need to enhance knowledge and skills for tackling complex issues such as resilience , sustainable development, ecosystem management, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation is critical.
collaboration with indigenous people especial disaster prone areas helps in gaining insight ablut the landscape to better formulate adaptive strategies that works.
Health ecosystems serve as good adaptive measures in the face of disasters. ecosystems such as wetlands, riparian forest buffers, sand dunes and quarrel riffles have been proven to provide adaptive measure to minimize the impacts of disaster. Also as post disaster responses in the form of community gardens, site planning of temporary shelter camps for displaces peoples
How we engage
SLAN advocates to regional landscape master plans the characterizes disaster pron landscapes and makes regional recommendations for its planning, while promoting Geo-spatial mapping, and analysis which strengthens disaster preparedness and early warning systems.