Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Urban risk reduction : an Asian perspective / edited by Rajib Shaw, Hari Srinivas, Anshu Sharma.

Contributor(s): Shah, Rajib [editor.] | Srinivas, Hari [editor.] | Sharma, Anshu [editor.].
Series: Community, environment and disaster risk management, Vol. 1.Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2009Description: xviii, 373 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781848559066 (hardback) .Subject(s): Risk management -- Asia | Emergency management -- Asia | Urban health -- Asia | Urban ecology (Sociology) -- AsiaDDC classification: 307.76 SHA
Contents:
Ch. 1. Introduction to Urban Risk Reduction by Hari Srinivas, Rajib Shaw and Anshu Sharma Ch. 2. Urban Disaster Risk Analysis, Action Planning and Implementation Management by Phong Tran, Fumio Kaneko, Rajib Shaw, Lorna P. Victoria and Hidetomi Oi Ch. 3. Environmental Risk Reduction in Urban Areas by Hari Srinivas Ch. 4. Information, Education, and Communication for Urban Risk Reduction by Rajib Shaw and Manu Gupta Ch. 5. Hyogo Framework for Action and Urban Risk Reduction in Asia by Yuki Matsuoka, Anshu Sharma and Rajib Shaw Ch. 6. Future Perspective of Urban Risk Reduction by Hari Srinivas, Rajib Shaw and Anshu Sharma Ch. 7. Earthquake Risk Management, Local Governance, and Community Participation in Manila by Tomoko Shaw Ch. 8. Urban Disaster Risk Management in Kathmandu by Jishnu Subedi Ch. 9. Reducing Urban Risk Through Community-Based Approaches in Shimla by Anshu Sharma Ch. 10. Town Watching as a Useful Tool in Urban Risk Reduction in Saijo by Yuki Yoshida, Yukiko Takeuchi and Rajib Shaw Ch. 11. Urban Flood Risk Management in Hanoi by Hoang Hung, Masami Kobayashi and Rajib Shaw Ch. 12. Post-Disaster Reconstruction in Urban Areas in Aceh by Chiho Ochiai and Rajib Shaw Ch. 13. Eco-Community and Environmental Learning in Nishinomiya by Miki Yoshizami Ch. 14. Conceptualizing Urban Eco-Village in Kampong Bahru by Rajib Shaw, Siti Omar, Miki Yoshizumi and Noriati Mat So Ch. 15. Participatory Urban Environmental Management and Social Capital in Danang by Nozomi Hishida and Rajib Shaw Ch. 16. Environmental Risks in Dhaka: Present Initiatives and the Future Improvements by Md. Golam Rabbani Ch. 17. Community-Based Urban Risk Reduction: Case of Mumbai by Akhilesh Surjan, Seema Redkar and Rajib Shaw.
Summary: "As cities all over the world have urbanized rapidly after the industrial revolution, most cities have confronted environmental problems such as poor air and water quality, high levels of traffic congestion and ambient noise, poor-quality build environment, derelict land, greenhouse gas emissions, urban sprawl, generation of waste and waste-water. In particular, cities in the developing world face problems related to the living conditions in which the urban population lives. In the context of urban cities in the developing world, it can be narrowed to the quality of life of living population in the cities. Needless to say that Asia has the largest population, as well as urban population at risk. This book brings the lessons from innovative urban risk management approaches in Asian cities, drawing the lessons from seven Asian countries. The authors of the chapters consist of wider spectrum of stakeholders: from academicians to policy makers to NGO practitioners."--p. 4 of cover.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
307.76 SHA 011782 (Browse shelf) Available 011782

Includes bibliographical references.

Ch. 1. Introduction to Urban Risk Reduction by Hari Srinivas, Rajib Shaw and Anshu Sharma
Ch. 2. Urban Disaster Risk Analysis, Action Planning and Implementation Management by Phong Tran, Fumio Kaneko, Rajib Shaw, Lorna P. Victoria and Hidetomi Oi
Ch. 3. Environmental Risk Reduction in Urban Areas by Hari Srinivas
Ch. 4. Information, Education, and Communication for Urban Risk Reduction by Rajib Shaw and Manu Gupta
Ch. 5. Hyogo Framework for Action and Urban Risk Reduction in Asia by Yuki Matsuoka, Anshu Sharma and Rajib Shaw
Ch. 6. Future Perspective of Urban Risk Reduction by Hari Srinivas, Rajib Shaw and Anshu Sharma
Ch. 7. Earthquake Risk Management, Local Governance, and Community Participation in Manila by Tomoko Shaw
Ch. 8. Urban Disaster Risk Management in Kathmandu by Jishnu Subedi
Ch. 9. Reducing Urban Risk Through Community-Based Approaches in Shimla by Anshu Sharma
Ch. 10. Town Watching as a Useful Tool in Urban Risk Reduction in Saijo by Yuki Yoshida, Yukiko Takeuchi and Rajib Shaw
Ch. 11. Urban Flood Risk Management in Hanoi by Hoang Hung, Masami Kobayashi and Rajib Shaw
Ch. 12. Post-Disaster Reconstruction in Urban Areas in Aceh by Chiho Ochiai and Rajib Shaw
Ch. 13. Eco-Community and Environmental Learning in Nishinomiya by Miki Yoshizami
Ch. 14. Conceptualizing Urban Eco-Village in Kampong Bahru by Rajib Shaw, Siti Omar, Miki Yoshizumi and Noriati Mat So
Ch. 15. Participatory Urban Environmental Management and Social Capital in Danang by Nozomi Hishida and Rajib Shaw
Ch. 16. Environmental Risks in Dhaka: Present Initiatives and the Future Improvements by Md. Golam Rabbani
Ch. 17. Community-Based Urban Risk Reduction: Case of Mumbai by Akhilesh Surjan, Seema Redkar and Rajib Shaw.

"As cities all over the world have urbanized rapidly after the industrial revolution, most cities have confronted environmental problems such as poor air and water quality, high levels of traffic congestion and ambient noise, poor-quality build environment, derelict land, greenhouse gas emissions, urban sprawl, generation of waste and waste-water. In particular, cities in the developing world face problems related to the living conditions in which the urban population lives. In the context of urban cities in the developing world, it can be narrowed to the quality of life of living population in the cities. Needless to say that Asia has the largest population, as well as urban population at risk. This book brings the lessons from innovative urban risk management approaches in Asian cities, drawing the lessons from seven Asian countries. The authors of the chapters consist of wider spectrum of stakeholders: from academicians to policy makers to NGO practitioners."--p. 4 of cover.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Hit Counter
//]]>