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- DocumentDuryog Nivaran: South Asia Network for Disaster Risk Reduction, 2009The concept of decentralised disaster risk management (DDRM) derives its insights from community-based disaster management (CBDM) in South Asia. As well as community ownership and leadership in risk reduction activities, the DDRM approach emphasizes the need for local level governance institutions to also be actively engaged in risk reduction.DocumentEldis Document Store, 2008The frequency and complexity of emergency situations has led to an increase in the numbers of people employed by aid agencies. Whilst governments, international and national agencies employ permanent staff, the random nature of humanitarian work means that many employees will be on short-term contracts.