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Title Urban disasters and resilience in Asia / edited by Rajib Shaw, professor, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan [and three others]
Published Amsterdam Elsevier, [2016]
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Contents Chapter 1: Urban Disasters and Approaches -- Chapter 2: Urban Risk, City Government, and Resilience -- Chapter 3: Cities, Vulnerability, and Climate Change -- Chapter 4: Resilient Homes Make Cities Resilient -- Chapter 5: Urban Regulation and Enforcement: A Challenge -- Chapter 6: Expanding Coastal Cities: An Increasing Risk -- Chapter 7: Impact Of Urban Expansion on Farmland: A Silent Disaster -- Chapter 8: Enhancing City Resilience through Urban-Rural Linkages -- Chapter 9: Urban Disaster Risk Reduction in Vietnam: Gaps, Challenges and Approaches -- Chapter 10: Urban Disasters and Micro Financing -- Chapter 11: Urban Food Security in Asia: A Growing Threat -- Chapter 12: Identifying Priorities of Asian Small and Medium Scale Enterprises for Building Disaster Resilience -- Chapter 13: Urban Disasters and Risk Communication through Youth Groups in the Philippines -- Chapter 14: Flood Risk Reduction Approaches in Dhaka, Bangladesh -- Chapter 15: Post-Disaster Urban Recovery: 20 Years of Review of Kobe -- Chapter 16: Community Resilience Approach for Prioritizing Infrastructure Development in Urban Areas -- Chapter 17: Vernacular Built Environment in India: An Indigenous Approach for Resilience -- Chapter 18: Building Community Resiliency: Linkages between Individual, Community, and Local Government -- Chapter 19: Climate Migration and Urban Changes in Bangladesh -- Chapter 20: Water Stress in the Mega City of Kolkata, India and Its Implications to Urban Resilience
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cities and towns -- Growth.
Cities and towns -- Asia.
City and town life -- Asia.
Disaster relief -- Asia -- Citizen participation.
Disasters -- Social aspects -- Asia.
Disasters -- Asia.
Emergency management -- Asia.
Resilience (Personality trait)
Form Electronic book
Author Shaw, Rajib, editor
ISBN 0128023775