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Dr Emmanuel Luna

Professor of Community Development and College Secretary, College of Social Work and Community Development, University of the Philippines


BSc, MA, PhD
A professor of Community Development and College Secretary, College of Social Work and Community Development, University of the Philippines
Formerly: Asst. professor of Community Disaster Management U.P. CSWCD. United Nations Fellow, United Nations Centre for Regional Development, Nagoya, Japan
Areas: Trains Christian development workers and pastors in holistic transformational development. Teaches social development planning and administration, community-based disaster risk management; community organization, community education and CD planning and administration
Publications: “ Power From Within to Overcome Vulnerabilities; A Philippine Case on the Endogenous System of Response to River Flooding” in Science and Culture. January-February, 2006. “Rising From the Field: Concepts and Practice of Community-Based Disaster Risk Management in the Philippines” in Proceedings: Third Disaster Management Practitioners’ Workshop for South East Asia. ‘Institutionalizing Community Based Disaster Risk Management in Government Policy Making, Planning and Program Activities’. Bangkok, Thailand: Asian Disaster Preparedness Center.2004. “Decentralized Disaster Management: A Mixed Blessing”, a box article in Jonathan Walter, Ed. World Disaster Report. Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. 2003. “Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness: The Case of NGOs in the Philippines” in DISASTERS, Vol. 25. No. 3, September, 2001

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