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For a holistic approach to disaster risk reduction, there is a Need to mainstream indigenous traditional knowledge and link it with modern technologies. Analyse.

Topic: Disaster and disaster management.  

6. For a holistic approach to disaster risk reduction, there is a Need to mainstream indigenous traditional knowledge and link it with modern technologies. Analyse. (250 words )

Reference: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov ,thenewhumanitarian.org

Why the question:

The article talks about significance of indigenous knowledge in the holistic approach to disaster risk reduction.

Key Demand of the question:

Explain the need to mainstream indigenous traditional knowledge and link it with modern technologies for a holistic approach to disaster risk reduction.

Directive:

Analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Introduce with the definition of disaster risk reduction.

Body:

Briefly define the concept of disaster risk reduction and relate it with the advantages offered by indigenous traditional knowledge.

Discuss the need for mainstreaming indigenous knowledge systems by accounting for different hazards across different ecosystems.

Suggest some ways of integrating traditional knowledge domains with the modern technologies for a comprehensive disaster risk reduction strategy.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way ahead.