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Urban planning for disaster recovery

Author: Alan March; Maria Kornakova
Publisher: Oxford : Elsevier Ltd. : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book focuses on disaster recovery from the perspective of urban planning, an underutilized tactic that can significantly reduce disaster risks. It examines disaster risk reduction (DRR), in particular, the recovery stage of what is widely known as the disaster cycle, illustrating key concepts with real-world case studies and the perspectives of experts, urban planners, NGOs, and community members.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)960895687
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan March; Maria Kornakova
ISBN: 9780128043233 0128043237
OCLC Number: 987250995
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Urban Planning for Disaster Recovery; Urban Planning for Disaster Recovery; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; 1 --
Integration and Collective Action: Studies of Urban Planning and Recovery After Disasters; INTRODUCTION; COPING WITH DISASTERS; RECOVERY AS A "PHASE"; PLANNING FOR RECOVERY; URBAN FEATURES AND RISK REDUCTION; PHYSICAL ASPECTS; SOCIAL ASPECTS; ECONOMIC ASPECTS; ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS; URBAN PLANNING; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES; 2 --
Urban Planning and Recovery Governance; INTRODUCTION; URBAN PLANNING: RECOVERY AS PROCESS; PLANNING USING EVIDENCE GOVERNANCE AND RECOVERY: PLANNING WITH AND FOR OTHERSTOWARD GOOD DISASTER RECOVERY GOVERNANCE; URBAN PLANNING AND THE MAIN AGENCIES IN RECOVERY; URBAN PLANNING AND RECOVERY: POTENTIALS AND PROBLEMATICS; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES; FURTHER READING; 3 --
Equity in Recovery; INTRODUCTION; DISASTER EVENTS; EQUITY; ABILITY TO RECOVER FROM A DISASTER; NATURE OF THE DISASTER; PERSONAL RESOURCES; THOSE WITH EXISTING VULNERABILITIES; THOSE WHO ARE AT RISK OF BECOMING VULNERABLE; SOCIETAL RESPONSES; BROAD SOCIETY; THE THIRD SECTOR; COMMUNITY; GOVERNMENT PLANNING; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES 4 --
When Systems Break Down: The Role of International Aid and Humanitarian Response in Disaster RecoveryINTRODUCTION; HUMANITARIAN REFORM AND THE TRANSFORMATIVE AGENDA; RECURRING THEMES AND CHALLENGES IN COORDINATING DISASTER RESPONSE; RELATIONSHIPS WITH GOVERNMENT; ENGAGEMENT WITH LOCAL CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR; PROTECTION, GENDER, AND DISABILITY INCLUSION; HOUSING, LAND, AND PROPERTY; CASH AND SHELTER; ACCOUNTABILITY TO AFFECTED POPULATIONS; TRANSITION TO RECOVERY; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES 5 --
Rebuilding or Repositioning: Lessons for Sandy, New Orleans, and ElsewhereINTRODUCTION; WHY REPOSITION VERSUS REBUILD; REPAIR VERSUS REPOSITION; COMPETING RECOVERY VISIONS; ECONOMIC REPOSITIONING IN RECOVERY; REPOSITIONING OPPORTUNITIES; LESSONS; FROM HERE TO WHERE; REFERENCES; 6 --
Finance, Insurance, and Facilitation of Recovery: Should the Role and Responsibility Assigned to Government Be to Assert Control Over Long-Term Planning?; INTRODUCTION; SITUATIONAL HISTORY; PERCEPTIONS OF GOVERNMENT; SOCIAL COHESION; THE PRIVATE INSURANCE INDUSTRY; THE RED ZONE AND FORCED MIGRATION DEREGULATION IN THE FORM OF RELAXED BUILDING REQUIREMENTS (MBIE GUIDELINES)CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; FURTHER READING; 7 --
From Recovery to Prevention: The Swiss Avalanche Program; INTRODUCTION; LAND USE CHANGES IN SWITZERLAND IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE 20TH CENTURY; AVALANCHE ZONING-PURPOSE AND TECHNICALITIES; ROLE OF STAKEHOLDERS IN MODERN AVALANCHE ZONING PRACTICES; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES; 8 --
Reconstruction of Informality: Can Formal Reconstruction Re-create Informality?; INTRODUCTION; INFORMALITY AND THE PRODUCTION OF URBAN INEQUALITY; BHUJ EARTHQUAKE AND RECONSTRUCTION
Responsibility: edited by Alan March, Maria Kornakova.

Abstract:

This book focuses on disaster recovery from the perspective of urban planning, an underutilized tactic that can significantly reduce disaster risks. It examines disaster risk reduction (DRR), in particular, the recovery stage of what is widely known as the disaster cycle, illustrating key concepts with real-world case studies and the perspectives of experts, urban planners, NGOs, and community members.

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