Urban Risk Assessments: An Approach for Understanding Disaster and Climate Risk in Citiesby Eric Dickson, Judy L. Baker, Daniel Hoornweg, Tiwari Asmita
This book presents a framework, the Urban Risk Assessment, for assessing disaster and climate risk in cities which is intended to assist in decision-making, urban planning, and designing risk management programs. The approach seeks to strengthen coherence and consensus within and across cities in understanding and planning for risk from natural disasters and climate change. The target audience for this book includes policy makers, urban practitioners and technical staff, and international organizations.
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