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Communicate with people, including performers, practitioners, spiritual leaders and elders. The assessment should look at how the bearers of intangible heritage have been affected. For example, a disaster may result in the passing of knowledge bearers or may also lead to displacement, which may complicate the transmission of knowledge or traditions. Displacement may also mean that traditional healers or priests can no longer access sacred sites to perform rituals. 4 Identify and assess traditions and knowledge. This evaluation step is the most difficult: it requires a good understanding of how the intangible heritage in question has evolved, which will allow you to estimate the extent of the change brought by the disaster and the effect this may have over time. Very often, rather than losing knowledge or tradition altogether, a disaster may cause intangible heritage to change significantly. For example, a procession may continue to be organized, but future iterations will not follow the same route. Similarly, local stories may be retold differently, taking elements of recent disaster events into account. It is essential that post-disaster assessments take note of such changes in practices brought about by the disaster. They are not necessarily negative and can indicate the resilience of intangible heritage and its bearers