Discussion and Learning

Deeper investigation of findings from the case studies is supported by complementary case studies, analysis of all cases, and explanation of the underlying methodologies:

Complementary case studies

. . . from Peru/Puerto Rica, Brazil and Nepal consider aspects of local action and local capacities in response to disasters

Comparative Discussion of the Case Studies

Contributors discussed and critiqued the papers and met in Kathmandu to discuss the learning from each paper and the comparisons between them. The synthesis and discussion papers present the analysis and findings


The methodology for conducting this programme of work is described, and the methodologies employed for many of these case studies, Views from the Frontline and Frontline are discussed