Urban Risk Assessments: An Approach for Understanding Disaster and Climate Risk in Cities

Urban Risk Assessments: An Approach for Understanding Disaster and Climate Risk in Cities

by Eric Dickson, Judy L. Baker, Daniel Hoornweg, Tiwari Asmita
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821389621
Publisher:
World Bank Publications
Publication date:
06/22/2012
Series:
Urban Development Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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