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2009, ISBN 9781844075560, Volume 9781849771016, xvi, 224
Published with ProVention Consortium, UNDP and UN-Habitat 'This excellent book is essential reading for those concerned with urban risk and its reduction in... 
Emergency management | Risk management | Disaster relief | Health Geography | City and Urban Planning | Sustainable Development | Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies) | Case studies | Africa
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10/2014
The 10-year-long Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) set out to substantially reduce impacts from natural disasters by 2015. Despite efforts toward this goal,... 
RECONSTRUCTION | DISASTER PREVENTION | RISK INSURANCE | EVACUATION | EXTREME WEATHER | ERUPTION | FIRE | FLOODING | DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTIONS | REINSURANCE COMPANIES | EMPLOYMENT | EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS | FLOOD | FIRES | EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE | FINANCIAL MARKETS | IMPACT EVENTS | PUBLIC POLICY | NATURAL HAZARDS | RISK ASSESSMENTS | EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS | DROUGHTS | NATURAL HAZARD | DISASTERS | RISK MANAGERS | SUBSIDIARY | MINISTRIES OF FINANCE | FOOD SECURITY | REGULATORY FRAMEWORK | SOCIAL CAPITAL | CLIMATE CHANGE | TROPICAL CYCLONES | MANDATES | EMERGENCY RESPONDERS | DISASTER EVENT | LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES | RISK ASSESSMENT | ACCOUNTABILITY | INCOME | INSURED LOSSES | NON-LIFE INSURANCE | EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT | INSURANCE COMPANY | NATURAL PHENOMENON | SOLVENCY | RISK ANALYSIS | REINSURERS | DISASTER EVENTS | DISASTER MITIGATION | EMERGENCY OPERATIONS | DRIVERS | INFORMATION SYSTEM | STORM | FLOOD PROTECTION | IMPACT OF DISASTER | NATURAL CATASTROPHE | RISK MANAGEMENT | NATURAL DISASTERS | TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE | NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS | FIRE INSURANCE | INNOVATIONS | DISASTER RISKS | WIND SPEED | BUILDING CODE | FLOOD MANAGEMENT | DROUGHT | INNOVATION | NATURAL DISASTER | INSURANCE COMPANIES | INVENTORY | RISK REDUCTION | PROGRAMS | DISASTER RISK | TROPICAL CYCLONE | REINSURANCE | RISK MITIGATION | EARTHQUAKE | EMERGENCIES | HURRICANE | EARLY WARNING | FAMINE | CONTINGENCY PLANNING | VOLCANO | SUSTAINABILITY | INSURERS | DAMAGES | FAMINE EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS | DISASTER MANAGEMENT | BUILDING CODES | CATASTROPHIC LOSSES | FINANCIAL PLANNING | TSUNAMI | NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION | DISASTER RISK REDUCTION | DEVASTATION | DISASTER REDUCTION | NEGOTIATIONS | INSURANCE | INSURANCE REGULATIONS | SOUTHERN OSCILLATION | URBANIZATION | STORMS | TRANSPORT | CLIMATE CONDITIONS | LOCAL GOVERNMENT | APPLICATIONS | HOUSING | INSURANCE INDUSTRY | DISASTER_RISK | FATALITIES | LANDSLIDE | ENSO | TYPHOON | FINANCIAL RISK | PROPERTY INSURANCE | EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS | EMERGENCY SERVICES | FLOODS | EARTHQUAKES | EXTREME EVENTS | FOREIGN AFFAIRS | RISK ANALYSES
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2012, Urban development, ISBN 9780821388457, xix, 297
Poor people living in slums are at particularly high risk from the impacts of climate change and natural hazards. They live on the most vulnerable lands within... 
Urban ecology (Sociology) | Urban policy | Urban health | Urban poor | Effect of human beings on | Environmental aspects | Climatic changes | City planning | Social aspects | Economics | Developing countries | Urban planning | Slums | Basic services | Urban poverty | Disaster risk | Vulnerability
Book
2012, Urban development, ISBN 9780821388457, xix, 297
Poor people living in slums are at particularly high risk from the impacts of climate change and natural hazards. They live on the most vulnerable lands within... 
Urban ecology (Sociology) | Urban policy | Urban health | Urban poor | Effect of human beings on | Environmental aspects | Climatic changes | City planning | Social aspects | Economics | Developing countries | Urban planning | Slums | Basic services | Urban poverty | Disaster risk | Vulnerability
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2003, ISBN 1853838306, xi, 212
When disaster strikes in cities the effects can be catastrophic compared to other environments. But what factors actually determine the vulnerability or... 
Urban policy | Urban ecology | Disaster relief | Urbanization | Social aspects | Natural disasters | Sustainable development | Sociology, Social Studies | Urban ecology (Sociology) | Risk | City and Urban Planning | Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies) | Science & Technology | Cities and towns | Emergency management
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Human Organization, ISSN 0018-7259, 12/2015, Volume 74, Issue 4, pp. 341 - 350
This article compares migration options in Shishmaref, Alaska and Nanumea, Tuvalu as responses to increasing risk of disaster. In both communities, increasing... 
Climate change | Forced displacement | Disasters | Migration | disasters | ADAPTATION | migration | VULNERABILITY | SOCIAL SCIENCES, INTERDISCIPLINARY | forced displacement | ANTHROPOLOGY | REFUGEES | climate change | Analysis | Climatic changes | Ethnography | Decision making | Interest groups | Decisions | Risk | Refugees | Floods | Discourse | Fear | Migrants | Choices | Infrastructure | Urbanization | Global warming | Relocation | Inventory | Community | Adaptation
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2013, Directions in development : environment and sustainable development, ISBN 9780821398050, 205
Experiencing both recurrent small-scale events as well as devastating large-scale catastrophes, no other region in the world is affected by disasters as is... 
Disasters | Emergency management | Database management | Oracle (Computer file) | BANK INDONESIA | INFORMED DECISIONS | CATASTROPHIC CONSEQUENCES | RECONSTRUCTION | DISASTER PREVENTION | RISK INSURANCE | CATASTROPHIC EVENTS | VULNERABILITY TO DISASTERS | EXTREME WEATHER | FLOODING | INSURANCE RATES | WORLD DISASTER REPORT | EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS | FLOOD | DISASTER RELIEF | URBAN DEVELOPMENT | CENTRE FOR RESEARCH ON THE EPIDEMIOLOGY | IMPACT EVENTS | NATURAL HAZARDS | RISK ASSESSMENTS | DISASTER VICTIMS | EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS | DISASTER | HEALTH SERVICES | METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION | NATURAL HAZARD | INSURANCE MARKETS | DISASTERS | ERL | DEVELOPMENT NETWORK | INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY FOR DISASTER REDUCTION | SUBSIDIARY | FOOD SECURITY | DONOR COORDINATION | RISK FACTORS | COVERAGE | CLIMATE CHANGE | TROPICAL CYCLONES | LEGISLATION | CRED | AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE | RISK ASSESSMENT | EMERGENCY RESPONSE | DISASTER MITIGATION PROJECT | DISASTER RECOVERY | FLOOD CONTROL | NON-LIFE INSURANCE | EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT | WATER SUPPLY | RISK ANALYSIS | DISASTER MITIGATION | INFORMATION SYSTEM | STORM | TROPICAL STORM | IMPACT OF DISASTER | INFLATION | NATURAL CATASTROPHE | RELIEFWEB | RISK MANAGEMENT | MITIGATION MEASURES | NATURAL DISASTERS | TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE | ADB | DISASTER RISKS | SAFETY NETS | CASUALTIES | SAFETY | NATURAL CATASTROPHES | EMERGENCY RECOVERY | FLOOD MANAGEMENT | RISK MANAGEMENT WORK | DEBT | NATURAL DISASTER | EMERGENCY RECOVERY LOAN | INVENTORY | RISK REDUCTION | PROGRAMS | DISASTER RISK | SLUM | TROPICAL CYCLONE | REINSURANCE | RISK MITIGATION | EARTHQUAKE | ACCOUNTING | EMERGENCIES | HURRICANE | EARLY WARNING | DISASTER RESPONSE | FAMINE | LAHAR | DAMAGES | FAMINE EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS | DISASTER MANAGEMENT | BUILDING CODES | URBAN GROWTH | TSUNAMI | NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION | DISASTER RISK REDUCTION | DEVASTATION | DISASTER REDUCTION | INSURANCE | RISK TRANSFER | EARLY WARNING SYSTEM | URBANIZATION | TRANSPORT | EMERGENCY PLANNING | FARMERS | APPLICATIONS | HOUSING | INFORMATION SYSTEMS | INSURANCE PREMIUM | MIGRATION | FATALITIES | LANDSLIDE | TYPHOON | TYPHOONS | AVALANCHE | FLOODS | DEATH TOLL | PRODUCTIVITY | SAVINGS | EARTHQUAKES | EXTREME EVENTS | DISASTER PREPAREDNESS | INSURANCE PRODUCTS
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International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, ISSN 2212-4209, 05/2019, Volume 36, p. 101090
The flood risks are crucially increasing in developing countries around the globe due to intense development activities and climate change. The extreme... 
Policy | Bhagirathi river | Hydrodynamic model | Flood management | Risk governance | Uttarakhand flood | RISK-MANAGEMENT | INTERPLAY | HAZARD | CLIMATE-CHANGE | WATER RESOURCES | RIVER | MODEL | URBANIZATION | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | FLASH FLOODS | UNCERTAINTY | IMPACTS | METEOROLOGY & ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES
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Acta Technica Corviniensis - Bulletin of Engineering, 07/2015, Volume 8, Issue 3, p. 161
  This paper aims to represent the population trends, rapid un-planned urbanization and its related disaster risks. It is widely accepted that, the fatality of... 
Growth rate | Violence | Seismic engineering | Rural areas | Migration | Disasters | Displaced persons | Building codes | Censuses | Infrastructure | Urbanization | Population | Trends | Cities | Emergency communications systems | River ecology
Journal Article
Environment & Urbanization, ISSN 0956-2478, 10/2011, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp. 383 - 400
The reality of supporting community-based urban disaster risk reduction is daunting. This paper provides a cross-cultural analysis of the experiences of Oxfam... 
disaster risk reduction | Haiti | gender | urban governance | Dominican Republic | Guyana | Oxfam | community | youth | URBAN STUDIES | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | Economics | Governments | Reduction | Disasters | Urbanization | Risk | Project planning | Longevity
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2009, Community, environment and disaster risk management, ISBN 1848559070, Volume 1, 392
As cities all over the world have urbanized rapidly after the industrial revolution, most cities have confronted environmental problems. This book brings the... 
Asia Environmental conditions | Environmental protection | Urban ecology (Sociology) | Emergency management | Risk management | Asia | Urban health
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Environment & Urbanization, ISSN 0956-2478, 10/2011, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp. 351 - 364
Disasters have tragic consequences, and people with the least resources at hand to rebuild their lives are often the worst affected. The traditional response... 
disaster rehabilitation | empowerment | participatory development | Asia | urban poor | disaster | URBAN STUDIES | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | Urbanization | Disasters | Communities | Disaster relief | Rebuilding
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Science of the Total Environment, ISSN 0048-9697, 04/2019, Volume 661, pp. 95 - 106
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