Climate and Disaster Resilience in Cities

Written By Rajib Shaw
Climate and Disaster Resilience in Cities
  • Publsiher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 29 March 2011
  • ISBN : 0857243209
  • Pages : 308 pages
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Download or read book entitled Climate and Disaster Resilience in Cities by author: Rajib Shaw which was release on 29 March 2011 and published by Emerald Group Publishing with total page 308 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Whilst it is impossible to make resistant urban growth, resilience is becoming more widely accepted and urban systems must be resilient enough to cope with the climate related hazards. This book highlights the issues of resilience through regional, national, city and community-based studies.

Climate and Disaster Resilience in Cities

Climate and Disaster Resilience in Cities
  • Author : Rajib Shaw,Anshu Sharma
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-03-29
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : Whilst it is impossible to make resistant urban growth, resilience is becoming more widely accepted and urban systems must be resilient enough to cope with the climate related hazards. This book highlights the issues of resilience through regional, national, city and community-based studies....

Disaster Resilient Cities

Disaster Resilient Cities
  • Author : Yoshitsugu Hayashi,Yasuhiro Suzuki,Shinji Sato,Kenichi Tsukahara
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-03-17
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : Disaster Resilient Cities: Concepts and Practical Examples discusses natural disasters, their complexity, and the exploration of different ways of thinking regarding the resilience of structures. The book provides a blueprint for structural designers to better prepare structures for all types of natural hazards during the design stage. Brief and readable, ...

The Resilient City

The Resilient City
  • Author : Lawrence J. Vale,Thomas J. Campanella
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-01-20
  • Total pages : 392
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : In 1871, the city of Chicago was almost entirely destroyed by what became known as The Great Fire. Thirty-five years later, San Francisco lay in smoldering ruins after the catastrophic earthquake of 1906. Or consider the case of the Jerusalem, the greatest site of physical destruction and renewal in history, which, over ...

Building Resilient Cities

Building Resilient Cities
  • Author : Collectif
  • Publisher : OECD
  • Release Date : 2018-12-10
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : Asian cities are particularly vulnerable to risks associated with natural disasters. While they are exposed to various types of natural hazards, flooding and other water-related disasters pose particularly significant risks and undermine long-term economic growth, especially in coastal cities. Managing such natural disaster risks is an essential component of urban ...

Climate Resilient Cities

Climate Resilient Cities
  • Author : Neeraj Prasad,Federica Ranghieri,Fatima Shah,Zoe Trohanis,Earl Kessler,Ravi Sinha
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2009-02-19
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : 'Climate Resilient Cities: A Primer on Reducing Vulnerabilities to Disasters' provides city administrators with exactly what they need to know about the complex and compelling challenges of climate change. The book helps local governments create training, capacity building, and capital investment programs for building sustainable, resilient communities. A step-by-step self-assessment ...

Resilient Cities Second Edition

Resilient Cities  Second Edition
  • Author : Peter Newman,Timothy Beatley,Heather Boyer
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : Drawing from research and examples about resilient cities, this book looks at new initiatives and innovations cities can implement....

OECD Green Growth Studies Building Resilient Cities An Assessment of Disaster Risk Management Policies in Southeast Asia

OECD Green Growth Studies Building Resilient Cities An Assessment of Disaster Risk Management Policies in Southeast Asia
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-12-10
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : Asian cities are particularly vulnerable to risks associated with natural disasters. While they are exposed to various types of natural hazards, flooding and other water-related disasters pose particularly significant risks and undermine long-term economic growth, especially in coastal cities....

Disaster Resilient Cities

Disaster Resilient Cities
  • Author : Indrajit Pal,Rajib Shaw,Riyanti Djalante,Sangam Shrestha
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-05-01
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : Disasters undermine societal well-being, causing loss of lives and damage to social and economic infrastructures. Disaster resilience is central to achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, especially in regions where extreme inequality combines with the increasing frequency and intensity of natural disasters. Disaster risk reduction and resilience requires participation of wide ...

A Workbook on Planning for Urban Resilience in the Face of Disasters

A Workbook on Planning for Urban Resilience in the Face of Disasters
  • Author : Fatima Shah,Federica Ranghieri
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2012-01-26
  • Total pages : 196
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : This Workbook offers a step-by-step guide for city officials to proactively plan for natural disasters and climate change impacts. It is based on learning from three cities in Vietnam that developed Local Resilience Action Plans (LRAPs) containing a set of prioritized actions related to infrastructure, policy, and socioeconomic actions....

Building Resilient Urban Communities

Building Resilient Urban Communities
  • Author : Jonas Joerin,Rajib Shaw,R. R. Krishnamurthy
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-04-17
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : How do urban communities in Asian cities experience the impacts of urbanisation and climate change? This key issue forms the discussion point for this book. Particular reference is made to cities in India, and the capability of such urban communities of responding to climate-related disasters....

Climate Resilient Cities

Climate Resilient Cities
  • Author : Neeraj Prasad,Federica Ranghieri,Fatima Shah,Zoe Trohanis,Earl Kessler,Ravi Sinha
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 157
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : 'Climate Resilient Cities: A Primer on Reducing Vulnerabilities to Disasters' provides city administratorswith exactly what they need to know about the complex and compelling challenges of climate change. The book helps local governments create training, capacity building, and capital investment programs for building sustainable, resilient communities. A step-by-step self-assessment challenges ...

FROM DISASTER AND CLIMATE RISK TO URBAN RESILIENCE Approaching through Community Based Environmental Improvement

FROM DISASTER AND CLIMATE RISK TO URBAN RESILIENCE  Approaching through Community Based Environmental Improvement
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Research Publishing Service
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 282
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Resilient Cities 2

Resilient Cities 2
  • Author : Konrad Otto-Zimmermann
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-05-04
  • Total pages : 438
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : Assembling papers originally presented at the Resilient Cities 2011 Congress in Bonn, Germany (June 2011), the second global forum on cities and adaptation to climate change, this volume is the second in a series resulting from this annual event. These cutting-edge papers represent the latest research on the topic and reflect the ...

The Disaster Resiliency Challenge

The Disaster Resiliency Challenge
  • Author : James Bohland,Jack Harrald,Deborah Brosnan
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • Release Date : 2018-08-27
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : Resilience as a concept has become embedded in public policy discourse within countries across the world in a wide range of contexts--planning, education, emergency management, and supply chains. The goal of this book is to assist future community leaders and professionals with the subsystem components and the actions that must ...

Urban Disaster Resilience and Security

Urban Disaster Resilience and Security
  • Author : Alexander Fekete,Frank Fiedrich
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-12-04
  • Total pages : 518
  • ISBN : 0857243209
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Summary : This edited book investigates the interrelations of disaster impacts, resilience and security in an urban context. Urban as a term captures megacities, cities, and generally, human settlements, that are characterised by concentration of quantifiable and non-quantifiable subjects, objects and value attributions to them. The scope is to narrow down resilience ...