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Climate and disaster resilience in cities

Rajib Shaw

Climate and disaster resilience in cities

by Rajib Shaw

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Published by Emerald in Bingley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazard mitigation,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Urban ecology (Sociology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Rajib Shaw, Anshu Sharma
    SeriesCommunity, environment and disaster risk management -- v. 6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT241 .C55 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25556193M
    ISBN 100857243195
    ISBN 109780857243195
    OCLC/WorldCa698170858

    Enhancing capacity for building resilient cities is a growing concern among policy makers and international communities to minimize the impacts of climate change and natural disasters. The UN Conference on Sustainable Development and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (–) called for urgent need in building resilient Author: プレマクマラ ジャガット ディキャラ ガマラララゲ, 利蔵 前田, サイモン ギルビー. Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Issues and Challenges (Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management, Volume 4) Author/Co-Author: Lasco, Rodel D. | Pulhin, Juan M. Florencia B. Pulhin, Lawrence Ramos, Rose Jane J. Peras ().

    Many communities are ill-prepared for the impacts of climate change on their water, air, and health. NRDC helps cities defend themselves against this global problem. As a result of climate change, cities today are increasingly exposed to various climate-related risks. This has resulted in a significant change in the way we deal with cities. In recent years, efforts toward achieving resilient cities have been strengthened with various initiatives and actions.

      This is a tragedy, but it’s also an incentive to plan for medium- and long-term solutions. In the past, disasters have been the bedrock of social progress, not least in the creation of the National Health Service in And what’s good for dealing with the impacts of Covid is also good for addressing the impacts of climate change. Urban Disasters and Resilience in Asia presents the latest information on the intensity and frequency of disasters. Specifically, the fact that, in urban areas, more than 50% of the world's.


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