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Building resilient urban communities

Author: Jonas Joerin; Rajib Shaw; R R Krishnamurthy
Publisher: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2014.
Series: Community, environment and disaster risk management, v. 15.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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How do urban communities in Asian cities experience the impacts of urbanisation and climate change? This key issue forms the discussion point for this book. Particular reference is made to cities in India, and the capability of such urban communities of responding to climate-related disasters.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Building Resilient Urban Communities
(OCoLC)866620516
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonas Joerin; Rajib Shaw; R R Krishnamurthy
ISBN: 9781783509065 1783509066
OCLC Number: 880848033
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction / Jonas Joerin, Rajib Shaw, Ramasamy Krishnamurthy --
Climate disaster risk in urban areas in Asia / Jonas Joerin, Rajib Shaw, Ramasamy Krishnamurthy --
The concept of resilience to disasters / Jonas Joerin, Rajib Shaw, Ramasamy Krishnamurthy --
Resilience in the context of urban disaster risk reduction in India / Jonas Joerin, Rajib Shaw, Ramasamy Krishnamurthy --
Development and application of a climate disaster resilience index in Chennai and other Indian cities / Jonas Joerin, Rajib Shaw, Ramasamy Krishnamurthy --
Perceptions of community leaders about enhancing the climate disaster resilience of communities in Chennai, India / Jonas Joerin, Rajib Shaw, Ramasamy Krishnamurthy --
Perceptions of households about enhancing the climate disaster resilience of communities in Chennai, India / Jonas Joerin, Rajib Shaw, Ramasamy Krishnamurthy --
Making Chennai resilient to climate-related disasters / Jonas Joerin, Rajib Shaw, Ramasamy Krishnamurthy.
Series Title: Community, environment and disaster risk management, v. 15.
Responsibility: by Jonas Joerin, Rajib Shaw, Ramasamy R. Krishnamurthy.

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