Strengthening Disaster Risk Governance to Manage Disaster Risk

Written By Jose Manuel Mendes
Strengthening Disaster Risk Governance to Manage Disaster Risk
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 January 2021
  • ISBN : 0128187514
  • Pages : 162 pages
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Strengthening Disaster Risk Governance to Manage Disaster Risk

Strengthening Disaster Risk Governance to Manage Disaster Risk
  • Author : Jose Manuel Mendes,Gretchen Kalonji,Rohit Jigyasu,Alice Chang-Richards
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-01-18
  • Total pages : 162
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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Summary : Strengthening Disaster Risk Governance to Manage Disaster Risk presents the second principle from the UNISDR Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, 2015-2030. The framework includes discussion of risk and resilience from both a theoretical and governance perspective in light of the ideas that are shaping our common future and presents ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-05-01
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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Summary : Successful applications in the field of disaster risk reduction require interdisciplinary, coordinated action. Current literature focuses on comprehensive understandings of processes critical to risk reduction but lack in-depth discussions that put this accumulated knowledge into actionable tools for decision-making. Investing in Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience is based on the ...

Strengthening Disaster Resilience in Small States

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  • Author : Wonderful Hope Khonje,Travis Mitchell
  • Publisher : Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Release Date : 2019-10-07
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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Summary : Strengthening Disaster Resilience in Small States: Commonwealth Perspectives offers timely and expert analysis of differentiated exposure of small states to natural disasters, including an examination of specific interventions for strengthening small states’ resilience to this phenomenon...

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Optimizing Community Infrastructure
  • Author : Ryan Colker
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2019-10
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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Summary : Optimizing Community Infrastructure: Resilience in the Face of Shocks and Stresses examines the resilience measures being deployed within individual disciplines and sectors and how multi-stakeholder efforts can catalyze action to address global challenges in preparedness and disaster and hazard mitigation. The book provides a theoretical framework to advance thinking on ...

Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issues

Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issues
  • Author : Indrajit Pal,Rajib Shaw
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-08-02
  • Total pages : 413
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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Summary : This book provides an analytical discussion of the status of disaster risk reduction and governance in an Indian context, drawing examples and lessons from the output of the national and regional level programs and projects and from other relevant experiences in the country. Different types of disasters faced by Indian ...

Essentials for Health Protection

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  • Author : Emily Chan
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-01-03
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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Summary : The aim of health protection is to prevent and manage outbreaks of communicable and environmental diseases, and to make us better at responding to emergencies and disasters. This includes working with diseases and injuries from environmental hazard exposures and climate change. Essentials for Health Protection: Four Key Components is a ...

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  • Author : Jacqueline Peel,David Fisher
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2016-04-21
  • Total pages : 502
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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Summary : Located at the intersection of international environmental and disaster law, this edited volume explores how environmental law approaches might be employed to reduce disaster risk, and how evolving policy tools for natural disasters influence environmental regimes focused on manmade risks....

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  • Author : Orhan Altan,Tullio Joseph Tanzi,,Madhu Chandra
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-01-20
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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Summary : Each year, disasters such as storms, floods, fires, volcanoes, earthquakes, and epidemics cause thousands of casualties and tremendous damage to property around the world, displacing tens of thousands of people from their homes and destroying their livelihoods. The majority of these casualties and property loss could be prevented if better ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-09
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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Summary : The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 has identified four priority areas for Disaster Risk Reduction: understanding disaster risk; strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk; investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience and enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response; and to "Build Back Better" in recovery, rehabilitation and ...

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  • Author : Stephan Baas
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 78
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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Summary : Disaster Risk Management (DRM) combines, through a management perspective, the concept of prevention, mitigation and preparedness with response to the rising frequency and severity of natural hazards and disasters. This guide provides a set of tools thathave been developed and tested in field projects, with particular reference to disaster-prone areas ...

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  • Author : Pedro Pinto Santos,Ksenia Chmutina,Jason Von Meding,Emmanuel Raju
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-09-30
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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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 ...

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  • Author : Rajib Shaw,Koichi Shiwaku,Takako Izumi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-13
  • Total pages : 524
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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Summary : Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia: Potentials and Challenges provides both a local and global perspective on how to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. Topics demonstrate the advancement of scientific research as it applies to early warning systems, including identifying risk and the strengthening ...

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  • Author : United Nations. International Stratety for Disaster Reduction. Secretariat
  • Publisher : UN
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 266
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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Summary : 2015 is a critical year for the future of sustainable development. The 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction highlights the connections between disaster risk and development and shows that decades of experience in managing disasters and reducing climate and disaster risk have produced a wealth of knowledge and good practice ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : Florencia Almansi,Ana Hardoy,Jorgelina Hardoy
  • Publisher : IIED
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 48
  • ISBN : 0128187514
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