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Resilienz im Tourismus – Destination Risk and Resilience Manual – Ella, Uva Province, Sri Lanka

Erscheinungsjahr: 2022

Projekt: Resilienz im Tourismus

Tourism has been growing continually as an economic activity in the global context and Sri Lanka has recognized tourism option for economic development since independence in 1948. However, many destinations in the country are not planned properly with needed risk analysis and resilience building plan to ensure long-term destination sustainability. In the recent years tourism industry has become the primary sources of economy in Ella though it faces a number of hazards and risks, including natural disasters and man-made hazards. Such issues should be addressed immediately and developed into comprehensive risk management strategies to build resilience and ensure sustainable development in Ella tourist destination. Amidst this background, the DKKV of Germany has come forward to develop risk assessment, and resilient building plan in Ella to ensure long-term sustainable tourism development in the area. The DKKV, the German Committee for Disaster Reduction, and Futouris, the sustainability initiative of the German travel industry, are collaborating on a project that aims to build destination resilience and promote sustainable development in emerging economies and the project is implemented by the DKKV an Futouris with support of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).