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New perspectives in global environmental disasters.

Publisher: United Kingdom ; North America ; Japan ; India ; Malaysia ; China : Emerald, 2015.
Series: Emerald gems.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

New Perspectives in Global Environmental Disasters is a collection of articles that represent high levels of scholarship in emergent themes and key issues. These include the following: - Crisis  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781785608094 1785608096
OCLC Number: 921865214
Description: vii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: A fuzzy AHP based decision support system for disaster center location selection and a case study for Istanbul / Banu Tuğba Turğut, Gamze Taş, Ahmet Herekoğlu, Hakan Tozan, Ozalp Vayvay --
Challenges of disaster vulnerability reduction in Lagos Megacity Area, Nigeria / Eziyi Offia Ibem --
Community preparedness for tsunami disaster / Aini Mat Said, Fakhruʼl-Razi Ahmadun, Ahmad Rodzi Mahmud, Fuad Abas --
Disaster management in Cameroon : the Lake Nyos disaster experience / Henry Ngenyam Bang --
Impacts of temporary housing on housing reconstruction after the Bam earthquake / Mojtaba Rafieian, Ali Asgary --
In pursuit of ideal emergency planning in Korea / Kyoo-Man Ha --
Innovations and lessons learned from the Canterbury earthquakes : emergency department staff narratives / Sandra Richardson, Michael Ardagh --
Multi-agency commuity engagement during disaster recovery : lessons from two New Zealand earthquake events / David Johnston, Julia Becker, Douglas Paton --
Operationalizing 'resilience' for disaster risk reduction in mountainous Nepal / Karen I. Sudmeier, Michel Jhaboyedoff, Stephanie Jaquet --
Social vulnerability analysis for sustainable disaster mitigation planning in coastal Bangladesh / Bishawjit Mallick, Khan Rubayet Rahaman, Joachim Vogt --
Critical success factors for community-based post-disaster housing reconstruction projects in the pre-construction stage in Indonesia / Taufika Ophiyandri, Dilanthi Amaratunga, Chaminda Pathirage, Kaushal Keraminiyage --
Framing responses to post-earthquake Haiti : how representations of disasters, reconstruction and human settlements shape resilience / Lisa Bornstein, Gonzalo Lizarralde, Kevin A. Gould, Colin Davidson --
Implementation of Hyogo framework for action in Makti City, Philippines / Yuki Matsuoka, Yukido Takeuchi, Rajib Shaw.
Series Title: Emerald gems.


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