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Planning for Community-based Disaster Resilience Worldwide : Learning from Case Studies in Six Continents.

Author: Adenrele Awotona
Publisher: Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2016.
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Awotona, Adenrele.
Planning for Community-based Disaster Resilience Worldwide : Learning from Case Studies in Six Continents.
Milton : Taylor and Francis, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adenrele Awotona
ISBN: 9781317080145 1317080149
OCLC Number: 961064495
Description: 1 online resource (493 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Aspects of Community-Based Disaster Management and Disaster Resilience (Adenrele Awotona) Part I Africa: Introduction (Adenrele Awotona), 1. Architectural Curricula and the Sustainable Reconstruction of Flood-Devastated Housing in Nigeria (Abiodun Olukayode Olotuah and Abraham Adeniyi Taiwo), 2. Crises and Conflict-Induced Disasters in Nigeria: The Challenges of Curricular Development on Rebuilding Devastated Communities for Sustainability (Zanzan Akaka Uji), 3. The Vulnerability of Rural Households to Climate Hazards in the Mountainous Area of Kwande Local Government Area, Benue State, Nigeria (Bernard Tarza Tyubee and Iankaa Aguse), 4. A Comparative Analysis of Annual Maxima Time Series Models along the Lower Limpopo River Basin of Mozambique (Daniel Maposa, James J. Cochran, and `Maseka Lesaoana), Part II The Americas: Introduction (Adenrele Awotona), 5. Prisons and Disasters in the US: Understanding Why Prisons Are Unprepared to Respond to and Recover from Disasters (Melissa A. Surette (Savilonis)), 6. A Comparative Analysis of Proactive Disaster Mitigation Measures in Apartment Buildings in Boston and Washington DC (Seth H. Holmes), 7. Incorporating Natural Disasters into the Undergraduate Civil Engineering Curriculum: A Case Study of Hurricane Katrina and the Oso Landslide (Thomas C. Cross and James Kaklamanos), 8. The Social Implications of Disaster Waste Management on Displaced Residents: The Case of Hurricane Katrina-A Brief Systematic Review (Fatima M. Alfa), 9. An Urban Form Response to Disaster Vulnerability: Examining Tsunami Evacuations in Two Chilean Cities (Jorge Leon and Alan March), 10. Can Laws and Policies Foster Disaster Risk Reduction? The Case Study of Brazil, with Particular Focus on Housing Laws, Policies, and Programs (Karen Da Costa and Paulina Pospieszna), Part III Asia: Introduction (Adenrele Awotona), 11. An Effective Development Regulation System for a Resilient Built Environment: A Reform Project for Delhi, India (Sweta Byahut), 12. Medical Preparedness for Natural Disaster in India: Perspectives and Future Measures (Hem Chandra, Ankita Pandey, Supriya Trivedi, Sarika Sharma, Nitin Bharadwaj, and Leela Masih), 13. Community-Based Responses to Epidemic Diseases as a Potential Public Health Disaster: The Rockefeller Experience, 1915-1950 (Darwin H. Stapleton), 14. The Disaster Life Cycle in Turkey: Planning, Policy, and Regulation Changes (Derin N. Ural), 15. Main Lines of Action for Seismic Risk Reduction in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Iran (Mahmood Hosseini and Yasamin O. Izadkhah), 16. Pairing Aid Systems for Disaster Management: Case Studies of China and Japan (Xuepeng Qian, Weisheng Zhou, and Kenichi Nakagami), 17. Fukushima Dark Tourism (Yutaka Sho), 18. Still at Risk after Reconstruction: How Does the Mode of Reconstruction Cause New Vulnerabilities when Rebuilding a Vernacular Cultural Heritage Settlement? (Wang Yu and Hans Skotte), 19. The Provision of Participatory Shelter Facilities in Adverse Environments: A Case Study of Lahore, Pakistan (Fariha Tariq), Part IV Australia: Introduction (Adenrele Awotona), 20. Post-Bushfire Relocation Decision-Making and Personal Wellbeing: A Case Study from Victoria, Australia (Lisa Gibbs, Colin Gallagher, Karen Block, Elyse Baker, Richard Bryant, Lou Harms, Greg Ireton, Connie Kellett, Vikki Sinnott, John Richardson, Dean Lusher, David Forbes, Colin MacDougall, and Elizabeth Waters), 21. Separation and Reunification in Disasters: The Importance of Understanding the Psycho-Social Consequences (John F. Richardson, Elyse Baker, Hugh Colin Gallagher, Lisa Gibbs, Karen Block, Dean Lusher, Connie Kellett, Colin MacDougall, and Marita Smith), 22. Disaster Preparedness in Older People: A Case Study from Australia (Victoria Cornell), Part V: Europe and Multi-Continental Studies, Introduction (Adenrele Awotona), 23. University-Community Collaboration for Climate Justice Education and Organizing: Partnerships in Canada, Brazil, and Africa (Patricia E. Perkins), 24. Preparing Planners for Prepared Communities: Integrating Emergency Management into Planning Education (John "Jack" Lindsay), 25. Resilience in Urban Contexts: From South America to Europe (Matias Ezequiel Barberis Rami), 26. Land Use Modeling as a New Approach for Future Hazard-Sensitive Population Mapping in Northern Germany (Giedrius Kaveckis, Benjamin Bechtel, Jurgen Ossenbrugge, and Thomas Pohl), Summary and Conclusion: 27. Planning for a More Sustainable and Disaster Resilient World (Adenrele Awotona)

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