Disaster Prevention Policies

Written By Patrick Pigeon
Disaster Prevention Policies
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 November 2016
  • ISBN : 008101791X
  • Pages : 240 pages
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Download or read book entitled Disaster Prevention Policies by author: Patrick Pigeon which was release on 08 November 2016 and published by Elsevier with total page 240 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This book addresses disaster risk reduction (DRR) policies, focusing on reducing the paradox that exists between the compulsory implementation of DRR policies and continuing limitations The authors use their knowledge of the ever-evolving threats associated with disasters and their prevention to investigate this famous paradox and propose solutions that will help readers understand and reconsider its existence. The authors also discuss conditionings behind this paradox, helping readers understand the existing solutions, also suggesting how to reduce the limitations of DRR policies. Offers a fresh perspective on the assessments currently available on disaster and DRR policies Provides insight based on examples of DRR policies taken from Latin American, Asian, and European cases Focuses on reducing the paradox that exists between the compulsory implementation of DRR policies and continuing limitations

Disaster Prevention Policies

Disaster Prevention Policies
  • Author : Patrick Pigeon,Julien Rebotier
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-11-08
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : This book addresses disaster risk reduction (DRR) policies, focusing on reducing the paradox that exists between the compulsory implementation of DRR policies and continuing limitations The authors use their knowledge of the ever-evolving threats associated with disasters and their prevention to investigate this famous paradox and propose solutions that will ...

OECD Reviews of Risk Management Policies Boosting Disaster Prevention through Innovative Risk Governance Insights from Austria France and Switzerland

OECD Reviews of Risk Management Policies Boosting Disaster Prevention through Innovative Risk Governance Insights from Austria  France and Switzerland
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-12-19
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : In 2014, the OECD took stock of OECD countries' achievements in building resilience to major natural and man-made disasters. Based on its findings, a cross-country comparative study was undertaken in Austria, France and Switzerland; this report presents the findings from individual and comparative...

Towards Disaster Risk Reduction

Towards Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Author : Jason K. Levy,Chennat Gopalakrishnan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-10-29
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : This book constitutes a landmark attempt to address, comprehensively and in-depth, a policy-focused approach to the many timely and important issues associated with building a culture of disaster prevention and disaster risk reduction. This book not only provides key insights into the field of natural hazard and disaster studies but ...

Handbook of Disaster Policies and Institutions

Handbook of Disaster Policies and Institutions
  • Author : John Handmer,Stephen Dovers
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : Disasters both natural and human-induced are leading to spiralling costs in terms of human lives, lost livelihoods and damaged assets and businesses. Yet these consequences and the financial and human crises that follow catastrophes can often be traced to policies unsuited to the emerging scales of the problems they confront, ...

OECD Reviews of Risk Management Policies Assessing the Real Cost of Disasters The Need for Better Evidence

OECD Reviews of Risk Management Policies Assessing the Real Cost of Disasters The Need for Better Evidence
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-05-03
  • Total pages : 108
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : This report provides an overview of countries' efforts to improve the quality and quantity of information on the costs of disasters....

The Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Policies and Institutions

The Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Policies and Institutions
  • Author : John W. Handmer,Stephen Dovers
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : Disasters both natural and human-induced are leading to spiralling costs in terms of human lives, lost livelihoods and damaged assets and businesses. Yet these consequences and the financial and human crises that follow catastrophes can often be traced to policies unsuited to the emerging scales of the problems they confront, ...

Disaster Management in India Challenges and Strategies

Disaster Management in India  Challenges and Strategies
  • Author : Dr. R. K. Dave
  • Publisher : Prowess Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-02-21
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : This book – “Disaster Management in India: Challenges and Strategies” - provides a practical and realistic understanding of the evolving status of disaster management in India. The book discusses techno-legal systems for disaster management and their real-life effectiveness based upon the author’s own professional experience as well as available literature ...

Guidelines for Disaster Prevention and Preparedness in Tropical Cyclone Areas

Guidelines for Disaster Prevention and Preparedness in Tropical Cyclone Areas
  • Author : United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1977
  • Total pages : 125
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : Read online Guidelines for Disaster Prevention and Preparedness in Tropical Cyclone Areas written by United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, published by which was released on 1977. Download full Guidelines for Disaster Prevention and Preparedness in Tropical Cyclone Areas Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and ...

Sustainable Waste Management Policies and Case Studies

Sustainable Waste Management  Policies and Case Studies
  • Author : Sadhan Kumar Ghosh
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-21
  • Total pages : 729
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : The book presents high-quality research papers from the Seventh International Conference on Solid Waste Management (IconSWM 2017), held at Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad on December 15–17, 2017. The conference, an official side event of the high-level Intergovernmental Eighth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific, aimed to generate scientific ...

Disaster Management and Law

Disaster Management and Law
  • Author : Vishnu Konoorayar,V. S. Jaya
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 254
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Understanding Disaster Risk

Understanding Disaster Risk
  • Author : Pedro Pinto Santos,Ksenia Chmutina,Jason Von Meding,Emmanuel Raju
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-09-30
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : Understanding Disaster Risk: A Multidimensional Approach presents the first principle from the UNISDR Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, 2015-2030. The framework includes a discussion of risk and resilience from both a theoretical and governance perspective in light of ideas that are shaping our common future. In addition, it presents ...

Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to Disaster Prevention and Recovery

Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to Disaster Prevention and Recovery
  • Author : United Nations Development Programme. Evaluation Office
  • Publisher : United Nations Publications
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : Disasters have been on the rise over the last decade. Their increasing frequency and scale pose mounting economic and humanitarian challenges and necessitate effective management of disaster risk as an integral part of development planning. UNDP has a significant role in disaster management, helping to formulate and implement disaster reduction ...

Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

Disaster Prevention and Mitigation
  • Author : Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1976
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : Read online Disaster Prevention and Mitigation written by Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator, published by which was released on 1976. Download full Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Report of the Expert Group on Natural Disaster Prevention Preparedness and Mitigation Having Bearing on Housing and Related Infrastructure

Report of the Expert Group on Natural Disaster Prevention  Preparedness and Mitigation Having Bearing on Housing and Related Infrastructure
  • Author : India. Expert Group on Natural Disaster Prevention, Preparedness and Mitigation having Bearing on Housing and Related Infrastructure
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : Read online Report of the Expert Group on Natural Disaster Prevention Preparedness and Mitigation Having Bearing on Housing and Related Infrastructure written by India. Expert Group on Natural Disaster Prevention, Preparedness and Mitigation having Bearing on Housing and Related Infrastructure, published by which was released on 1997. Download full Report of ...

Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Preparedness aspects

Disaster Prevention and Mitigation  Preparedness aspects
  • Author : Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 008101791X
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Summary : Read online Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Preparedness aspects written by Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator, published by which was released on 1984. Download full Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Preparedness aspects Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....