Available online: http://www.adbi.org/files/2013.05.02.rp75..disaster.risk.management.asia.pacific [...]
S. Robinson ; Asian Development Bank ; Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)Published by: ADB ; 2013
This paper explores various issues surrounding disaster risk reduction in the Asia-Pacific region, a region which experiences high vulnerability to disasters.
The paper is divided into three sections: (i) section one explains the background and scope of the study, highlighting recent disaster data organized by disaster type, continent, and number of lives lost; (ii) section two explains the major issues found in the course of the study and the coordinating recommendations, including recommendations for compound disasters and climate change adaptation; (iii) section three summarizes the study with an explanation of the interaction between risks, governments, and communities for successful risk management.
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Tags: Climate change ; Disaster Risk Management (DRM) ; Region II - Asia ; Region V - South-West Pacific Add tag