Final assignment of the e-course “Introduction to Disaster Risk Management” - Portugal

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    This work was developed in the scope of the E-course “Introduction to Disaster Risk Management” provided by the World Bank Institute, and it aims to present a critical assessment of Portugal’s disaster management system, focusing in the municipality of Funchal (Madeira Island).

     

    The structure is divided in five parts: i) Background information; ii) Brief Description of the Selected Disaster Event; iii) Local Disaster Management System; iv) Strengths and Weaknesses of the Local Disaster Management System; v) Recommendations for Improvement.