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Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia - Potentials and Challenges

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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 of infrastructure for different types of hazards. Through different major disasters, it has become evident that there must be a balance between hard and soft technology and physical, process and social solutions. This book demonstrates how this has been successfully implemented in Asia, and how these applications can apply on a global basis.

List of contents

1. Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction: An Analytical Overview
Part 1: Understanding disaster risk 2. Understanding Disaster Risk and Science and Technology 3. Social Background in Char Areas, Bangladesh: Implication for Japanese Hazard Mapping Technology 4. Validation of indigenous knowledge for disaster resilience against river flooding and bank erosion 5. Hazard development chain of climate change induced salinity intrusion in Sundarbans socio-ecological system, Bangladesh
Part 2: Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk 6. Disaster Risk Governance and City Resilience in Asia-Pacific region 7. Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk: An overview 8. Education Governance and the Role of Science and Technology 9. Utilizing Ecosystem Services for Disaster Risk Reduction: The Role of Scale and Context 10. Building Code Implementation in Nepal: An Experience on Institutionalizing Disaster Risk Reduction in Local Governance System 11. Disaster Risk Governance in Myanmar: problems and constraints
Part 3: Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience 12. Investing in Disaster risk reduction and implication to utilization of Science and Technology 13. Role of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Urban Resilience of Mumbai 14 Constraints in institutional investment on DRR in India 15 Post Disaster Needs Assessment for Resilient Recovery using Innovative Tools, Techniques and Space Applications 16. Community-based Responses to Flood and River Erosion Hazards in the Active Ganges Floodplain of Bangladesh
Part 4: Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and to "Build Back Better" in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction 17. Recovery process and Science and Technology: an Overview 18. Capacity Development of School Teachers in Disaster Recovery Process 19. Role of Social Transformation in Community Recovery from Cyclone Nargis: Case of Kung Thee Chaung Village, Myanmar 20. Built Back Better: Focus on Resilience and Participation-A Case of Sikkim Reconstruction and Rehabilitation 21. Improvement of Responses and Recovery Approaches for Cyclone Hazards in Bangladesh 22. Constraints and coping measures of coastal community towards safe drinking water scarcity in southwestern Bangladesh

Product details

Authors Rajib Shaw, Rajib (EDT)/ Shiwaku Shaw
Assisted by Takako Izumi (Editor), Takako (International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) Izumi (Editor), Rajib Shaw (Editor), Rajib (Keio University Shaw (Editor), Koichi Shiwaku (Editor), Koichi (OYO International Corporation Shiwaku (Editor)
Publisher Academic Press London
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 31.10.2017
EAN 9780128127117
ISBN 978-0-12-812711-7
No. of pages 501
Dimensions 146 mm x 222 mm x 32 mm
Subjects Natural sciences, medicine, IT, technology > Geosciences > Geology
Non-fiction book > Nature, technology > Nature and society: general, reference works

Asien, Naturkatastrophen, Angepasste Technologie

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