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Responses to Disasters and Climate Change : Understanding Vulnerability and Fostering Resilience.

Author: Michele Companion; Miriam S Chaiken
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2016.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Companion, Michele.
Responses to Disasters and Climate Change : Understanding Vulnerability and Fostering Resilience.
Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Companion; Miriam S Chaiken
ISBN: 9781315315911 1315315912 9781315315904 1315315904
OCLC Number: 965770531
Notes: Chapter 17: Gender Dynamics and Disasters in Zimbabwe: A Case of Tokwe Mukosi Flooding.
Description: 1 online resource (299 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Figures ; List of Tables ; Editors ; Contributors ; Introduction ; SECTION I Methodology, Policy, and Early Warning Systems; Methodological Strategies and Early Warning Systems. Chapter 1: Vulnerability and Resilience to Climate Change in a Rural Coastal CommunityChapter 2: The Story of Rising Voices: Facilitating Collaboration between Indigenous and Western Ways of Knowing; Chapter 3: Youth-Based Learning in Disaster Risk Reduction Education: Barriers and Bridges to Promote Resilience; Chapter 4: Household Response to Flash Flooding in the United States and India: A Comparative Study of the 2013 Colorado and Uttarakhand Disasters; Chapter 5: Traditional and Contemporary Social Safety Nets in Rural Mozambique; Policy, Evaluation, and "Best Practice" Models. Chapter 6: Accessing Disaster Recovery Resource Information: Reliance on Social Capital in the Aftermath of Hurricane SandyChapter 7: Lessons Learned from Evaluating a Capacity-Building Initiative to Foster Climate Change Adaptation, Mitigation, and Resilience; Chapter 8: Let's Talk Oil Spill Risk: Lessons Learned from Coastal Communities in British Columbia, Canada; Chapter 9: Imagining Culture: The Politics of Culturally Sensitive Reconstruction and Resilience Building in Post-Wenchuan Earthquake China. Chapter 10: The Shared Vulnerability and Resiliency of the Fukushima Animals and Their RescuersSECTION II Impacts on Resilience and Vulnerability; Food Security and Livelihoods; Chapter 11: Understanding Child Nutrition Preservation after an Extreme Weather Event Disaster: Lessons from Tropical Storm Ketsana and Typhoon Parma (2009) in the Philippines; Chapter 12: Food Insecurity and Health Disparity Synergisms: Reframing a Praxis of Anthropology and Public Health for Displaced Populations in the United States. Chapter 13: The Dynamics of Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity in Southern EthiopiaChapter 14: The Production of Material Goods as Resilience Adaptation by Impelled Migrants in Malawi; Gender and Social Inequality; Chapter 15: Gender Dimensions in Disaster Management: Implications for Coastal Aquaculture and Fishing Communities in the Philippines; Chapter 16: Women's Leadership in Texas Forest Fires and Recovery: How Gender Roles and Assumptions Empower and Constrain Women and Men Postdisaster in a Rural Southern Town.

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