Equitable Systemic Design For Disaster Risk Reduction


[Re]Cast the field of included stakeholders and experts. Define what inclusion means for converging to and integrating a solution. Outline how those included will be afforded participation.

Reasons to Use:

    • Insufficient or imbalanced professional capacities

    • Similar personal traits or situatedness

    • Exclusive past or parallel efforts

    • Lacking process for inclusion and participation

Outcomes of Success:

    • Assent and understanding of impacts from exclusion

    • Awareness of contributions from increased inclusivity

    • Participant makeup specific to solving the problem

    • Consensus principles inclusion and participation

Objectives of Process Steps:

1. Determine how the exclusion of knowledge, perspectives, and lived experiences influenced the past success of solving the problem

2. Define what inclusion means for the problem situation and how it will improve problem-solving capacity

3. Draft principles of inclusion for affording equitable participation of researchers and practitioners

4. Identify new problem-solving roles to include in the process and what additional researchers and practitioners to invite to participate

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