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Disaster risk reduction

Disaster risk reduction

case studies from Asia

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Published by Narayani Devi Kafle in Kathmandu .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementShesh Kanta Kafle
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25332057M
LC Control Number2012354130

Abstract. Science and technology (S&T) is the root of informed decision-making in disaster risk reduction (DRR). Role of S&T has got enhanced attention in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) and there has been prominent global and several regional initiatives to enhance multistakeholder partnership in implementing science-based decision-making. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) is a systematic approach to identifying, assessing and reducing the risks of disaster. It aims to reduce socio-economic vulnerabilities to disaster as well as dealing with the environmental and other hazards that trigger them.

Disaster risk management is a continuous process that involves physical and non-physical measures and takes account of the underlying risk factors within a society. Disaster risk management aims to avoid the generation of new risks, improves resilience to the effects of natural events and contributes to sustain-able Size: 3MB.   Buy Disaster Risk Reduction for the Built Environment by Bosher, Lee, Chmutina, Ksenia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

Acts as a forum for the debate and publication of book chapters, which establish understandings of interactions of community, environment and disaster risk reduction. Provides a unique opportunity for the exchange of peer reviewed knowledge on the widest extent of issues related to community, environment and disaster risk reduction. nonetheless remains important) to pro-active disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the pre-disaster stages by strengthening prevention, mitigation and preparedness. A related approach that is gaining widespread support is that of disaster risk management (DRM) which combines, through a management perspective, the concept of prevention, mitigationFile Size: 1MB.


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This book is therefore to investigate ways to prepare and effectively manage these disasters and possibly reduce their impacts. The focus is on mitigation strategies and policies that will help to reduce the impacts of natural : $ In response, the international community has shifted its primary focus away from disaster response to prevention and improved preparedness.

The current globally agreed upon roadmap is the ambitious Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction –, central to which is the better understanding of disaster risk management and mitigation. This book discusses specific aspects of the third principle, including both public and private investment in disaster Disaster risk reduction book prevention/reduction through structural and non-structural measures.

By presenting these multilevel investment strategies, the book offers methods for increasing the resilience of cultural landscapes and heritages for poor, migrating, or displaced.

About this book Disaster Risk Reduction for the Built Environment provides a multi-facetted introduction to how a wide range of risk reduction options can be mainstreamed into formal and informal construction decision making processes, so that Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) can become part of the ‘developmental DNA’.

Ben Wisner is a retired Professor who has worked on the interface between disaster risk reduction and sustainable human development since He currently conducts research and advises institutions such as the Global Network of Civil Society for Disaster Reduction.

JC Gaillard is Senior Lecturer at the School of Environment of The University of Auckland, New. Disaster risk reduction is a process that leads to the safety of communities and nations. After the World Conference on Disaster Reduction, held in Kobe, Japan, the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) was adopted as a framework for risk reduction.

Covers the basics and applied aspects of disaster risk, natural hazards, and community based disaster risk reduction and management.

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Every year, many countries around the world suffer human and economic damage of disasters caused by natural hazards1, including earthquakes, typhoons, floods and.

Natural disasters and catastrophes not only cost the loss of human lives, but adversely affect the progress toward sustainable development of the country. As soon as disaster strikes, the first and foremost challenge for the concerned authorities is to make an expeditious : Amir Khorram-Manesh.

INTRODUCTION TO DISASTER RISK REDUCTION. AUGUST This publication was produced for review by the United States Agency for International Development. It was prepared by the African Centre for Disaster Studies NWU Potchefstroom Campus in the preparation of the USAID Disaster Risk Reduction Training Programme for South and southern Africa.

Covers the basics and applied aspects of disaster risk, natural hazards, and community-based disaster risk reduction and management. The book is consistent with the aims of the K to 12 Science Program. It builds on the readers' experience with natural hazards and disasters. This book is a unique, transdisciplinary summary of the state of the art of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Indonesia.

It provides a comprehensive overview of disaster risk governance across all levels and multiple actors including diverse perspectives from practitioners and researchers on the challenges and progress of DRR in : Hardcover.

Working hand in hand with the Agenda, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction is the roadmap for how we make our communities safer and more resilient to.

Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction & Management. Climate change is increasingly of great concern to the world community. The earth has witnessed the buildup of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the atmosphere, changes in biodiversity, and more occurrences of natural disasters.

Introduction This book discusses the interconnected, complex and emerging risks in today’s societies and deliberates on the various aspects of disaster risk reduction strategies especially through community resilience and responses.

This book is a unique, transdisciplinary summary of the state of the art of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Indonesia. It provides a comprehensive overview of disaster risk governance across all levels and multiple actors including diverse perspectives from practitioners and researchers on the challenges and progress of DRR in Indonesia.

The paper thus examines the current disaster risk reduction framework as largely informed by the Civil Protection Act and the Disaster Risk Management Policy Draft as revised in Author: Desmond Manatsa.

The Commission on Higher Education in collaboration with the Philippine Normal University Teaching Guide for Senior High School DISASTER READINESS AND RISK REDUCTION CORE SUBJECT This Teaching Guide was collaboratively developed and reviewed by educators from public and private schools, colleges, and universities.

This book documents the First World Landslide Forum, which was jointly organized by the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL), eight UN organizations (UNESCO, WMO, FAO, UN/ISDR, UNU, UNEP, World Bank, UNDP) and four NGOs (International Council for Science, World Federation of Engineering Organizations, Kyoto Univ.

and Japan Landslide Reviews: 3. Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction. This course focuses on the application of scientific knowledge and the solution of practical problems in a physical environment. It is designed to bridge the gap between theoretical science and daily living.

The Philippines is frequently cited as among the top countries most at risk to disasters. This book outlines disaster risk reduction (DRR) approaches in Bangladesh, drawing examples and lessons from the national and community-level programs, projects, and relevant experiences of the country.

The content is based on a selection .SHS Core_Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction SHS Core_Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Sign In. Details.iv Disaster Risk Reduction | Forecasting and warning Evacuation and emergency shelter Chapter 17 Risk reduction after disaster Introduction Opportunities, issues and challenges Recovery interventions and DRR Chapter 18 Monitoring and evaluation Introduction File Size: 2MB.