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Disaster risk management in Asia and the Pacific

Author: Ian Davis
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxford ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2015. ©2015
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Disaster risk management in Asia and the Pacific.
Abingdon, Oxford ; New York, New York : Routledge, ©2015
xx, 339 pages
(DLC) 2014005203
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Davis
ISBN: 9781315761336 1315761335 9781317644873 1317644875
OCLC Number: 891396979
Description: 1 online resource (360 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part 1. Background 1. Introduction, Ian Davis Part 2. Trends and Challenges 2. Trends and Patterns in Disasters and Their Impact in the Asia-Pacific Countries of the Asian Development Bank, Debarati Guha-Sapir and Philippe Hoyois 3. The Vulnerability Challenge, Ian Davis 4. The Social and Economic Challenge, Anshu Sharma Part 3. Responding to Major Concerns in the Region 5. Managing the Risk of Compound Disasters, Richard Eisner 6. Financing and Risk Financing Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific: Experiences And Innovations, Reinhard Mechler Part 4. Governance Structures for Disaster Risk Management 7. Disaster Risk Management at Local and Community Levels, Rajib Shaw 8. Disaster Risk Management at the National Level, Mikio Ishiwatari 9. Disaster Risk Management at the Regional Level, Terry Jeggle 10. International Frameworks Advancing Disaster Risk Management, Terry Jeggle Conclusions and Recommendations
Responsibility: edited by Ian Davis.

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'In this book, leading authorities have come together to explain how to make life safer for millions of residents of the Asia-Pacific region. Decision makers would do well to listen to their Read more...

 
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