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Resilience And Recovery In Asian Disasters

ISBN 10 : 9784431550228
ISBN 13 : 4431550224

This book establishes a new, holistic framework for disaster recovery and mitigation, providing a multidisciplinary perspective on the field of risk management strategies and socie..


Learning From Megadisasters

ISBN 10 : 9781464801549
ISBN 13 : 1464801541

While not all natural disasters can be avoided, their impact on a population can be mitigated through effective planning and preparedness. These are the lessons to be learned from ..


Building Urban Resilience

ISBN 10 : 9780821398265
ISBN 13 : 0821398261

This handbook is a resource for enhancing disaster resilience in urban areas. It summarizes the guiding principles, tools, and practices in key economic sectors that can facilitate..


Safer Homes Stronger Communities

ISBN 10 : 0821382683
ISBN 13 : 9780821382684

This handbook is designed to guide public sector managers and development practitioners through the process of large-scale housing reconstruction after major disasters, based on th..


Dull Disasters

ISBN 10 : 9780198785576
ISBN 13 : 0198785577

In recent years, typhoons have struck the Philippines and Vanuatu; earthquakes have rocked Haiti, Pakistan, and Nepal; floods have swept through Pakistan and Mozambique; droughts h..


Building Resilience

ISBN 10 : 9780226012896
ISBN 13 : 0226012891

Each year, natural disasters threaten the strength and stability of communities worldwide. Yet responses to the challenges of recovery vary greatly and in ways that aren’t explai..


Catastrophe Risk Financing In Developing Countries

ISBN 10 : 9780821377369
ISBN 13 : 0821377361

'Catastrophe Risk Financing in Developing Countries' provides a detailed analysis of the imperfections and inefficiencies that impede the emergence of competitive catastrophe risk ..


Data Against Natural Disasters

ISBN 10 : 9780821374535
ISBN 13 : 0821374532

This book provides guidance to policy makers seeking to design effective monitoring systems for disaster response management. This volume describes the data needs that arise after ..


Disasters And Social Resilience

ISBN 10 : 9781317392033
ISBN 13 : 1317392035

The interconnectedness of communities, organisations, governing bodies, policy and individuals in the field of disaster studies has never been accurately examined or comprehensivel..


Climate Change Disaster Risk And The Urban Poor

ISBN 10 : 9780821389607
ISBN 13 : 0821389602

The urban poor living in slums are at particularly high risk from the impacts of climate change and natural hazards. This study analyzes key issues affecting their vulnerability, w..


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