Equitable Systemic Design For Disaster Risk Reduction


[Re]Discover and activate primary observations, opinions, experiences, needs, and expectations of included and excluded stakeholders and experts.

Reasons to Use:

    • Circular internal discussions

    • Need additional perspectives or insight

    • Limited curiosity or engagement

    • Insufficient external awareness or empathy

Outcomes of Success:

    • Expanded researcher and practitioner contacts

    • Empathy for excluded perspectives and expertise

    • Diversity of primary insights and new observations

    • Identified research and practice topics & resources

Objectives of Process Steps:

1. Map out who knows about, works on, and is affected by the current problem topics

2. Identify the knowledge, perspectives, and lived experiences about natural hazards and disasters that current participants don’t possess

3. Learn about missing knowledge, perspectives, and lived experiences by talking to or observing outside researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders

4. Synthesize findings from conversations and observations to uncover additionally relevant problem topics and resources

Researchers and practitioners sharing collective knowledge in meeting

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