Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia

Written By Rajib Shaw
Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 October 2017
  • ISBN : 0128127120
  • Pages : 524 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia written by Rajib Shaw which was release on 13 October 2017, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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. Covers new research on the role of science in Disaster Risk Reduction and lessons learned when research has been applied Utilizes case studies to outline the broader lessons learned Focuses on the Sendai Framework, which was adopted in the Third UN World Conference in 2015

Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia

Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia
  • Author : Rajib Shaw,Koichi Shiwaku,Takako Izumi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-13
  • Total pages : 524
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Summary : 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 ...

Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction

Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Author : Yuko Murayama,Dimiter Velev,Plamena Zlateva,Jose J. Gonzalez
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-12-23
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Summary : This volume constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the First IFIP TC 5 DCDRR International Conference on Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction, ITDRR 2016, held in Sofia, Bulgaria, in November 2016. The 20 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 52 submissions. The papers focus on various aspects and challenges of ...

Public Health and Disasters

Public Health and Disasters
  • Author : Emily Ying Yang Chan,Rajib Shaw
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-02-24
  • Total pages : 343
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Summary : This book presents the health emergency and disaster risk management (H-EDRM) research landscape, with examples from Asia. In recent years, the intersection of health and disaster risk reduction (DRR) has emerged as an important interdisciplinary field. In several landmark UN agreements adopted in 2015–2016, including the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk ...

Science Technology in Japan

Science   Technology in Japan
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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DISASTER RISK REDUCTION IN SOUTH ASIA

DISASTER RISK REDUCTION IN SOUTH ASIA
  • Author : PARDEEP SAHNI,MADHAVI MALALGODA ARIYABANDU
  • Publisher : PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2003-01-01
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Summary : South Asia represents a region highly prone to natural disasters. Disasters not only disrupt the normal life of the affected communities and the countries but also impede developmental efforts. By and large, the approach of the major stakeholders has been 'reactive' rather than 'proactive'. There is indeed, a dire need ...

Climate Change Disaster Risks and Human Security

Climate Change  Disaster Risks  and Human Security
  • Author : Juan M. Pulhin,Makoto Inoue,Rajib Shaw
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-22
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Summary : This book explores how climate change and disaster risks threaten human security in Asia. Climate change and disaster risks have emerged as major human security challenges in the twenty-first century, and are an imminent “threat multiplier” with the potential to harm the vital core of human life and curtail people’...

Gender Indicators in Science Engineering and Technology

Gender Indicators in Science  Engineering and Technology
  • Author : Sophia Huyer,Gunnar Westholm
  • Publisher : UNESCO
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 127
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Summary : This toolkit provides a survey of the differential gender patterns of participation by men and women in science and technology. It assesses information provided by current sex-disaggregated quantitative data, along with discussing the reasons for differential rates of participation between women and men. The volume also looks at international methods ...

Natural Hazards Management in Asia

Natural Hazards Management in Asia
  • Author : Indrajit Pal,Tuhin Ghosh
  • Publisher : SAGE Publishing India
  • Release Date : 2017-10-30
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Summary : Natural disasters are more common now than they have been ever before. Globally, climates are changing and natural hazards are becoming routine. This book is a study of natural hazards and how they turn into disasters—with a focus on Asian countries. It takes a holistic view of the subject ...

Building Bottom Up Health and Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes

Building Bottom Up Health and Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes
  • Author : Emily Ying Yang Chan
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Summary : Introductory to intermediate level textbook and reference book for healthcare professionals, fieldworkers, volunteers and students who are interested in promoting health and emergency and disaster risk reduction in Asia....

Asian Review of Public Administration

Asian Review of Public Administration
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Forecasting Preparedness and Other Operational Measures for Water related Natural Disaster Reduction in Asia and the Pacific

Forecasting  Preparedness and Other Operational Measures for Water related Natural Disaster Reduction in Asia and the Pacific
  • Author : United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  • Publisher : New York : United Nations
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 173
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Summary : Download or read online Forecasting Preparedness and Other Operational Measures for Water related Natural Disaster Reduction in Asia and the Pacific written by United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, published by New York : United Nations which was released on 1990. Get Forecasting Preparedness and Other Operational ...

Science Culture

Science   Culture
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Urban Disasters and Resilience in Asia

Urban Disasters and Resilience in Asia
  • Author : Rajib Shaw,Atta-ur-Rahman,Akhilesh Surjan,Gulsan Ara Parvin
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-01-06
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Summary : Urban Disasters and Resilience in Asia presents the latest information on the intensity and frequency of disasters. Specifically, the fact that, in urban areas, more than 50% of the world's population is living on just 2% of the land surface, with most of these cities located in Asia and developing countries that ...

Land Use Management in Disaster Risk Reduction

Land Use Management in Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Author : Michiko Banba,Rajib Shaw
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05
  • Total pages : 476
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Summary : This book provides a wide range of studies on methods of assessing natural disaster risks and reducing those risks in the context of land use. A major benefit of the book is that it presents extensive research and practices from interdisciplinary perspectives through case studies of land use management against ...

Disaster Risk and Vulnerability

Disaster Risk and Vulnerability
  • Author : David Etkin,Chowdhury Emdadul Haque
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 0128127120
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Summary : Why communities and institutions need to work together to reduce disaster risk....