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Natural hazards and disaster risk reduction : putting research into practice / edited by Carina J Fearnley, Emily Wilkinson, Catherine J Tillyard, Stephen J Edwards.

Contributor(s): Fearnley, Carina J [editor of compilation.] | Wilkinson, Emily [editor of compilation.] | Tillyard, Catherine J [editor of compilation.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Routledge, 2014Description: viii., 109 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780415834605 (hbk.) .Subject(s): Hazard mitigation | Natural disasters -- Risk assessmentDDC classification: 363.34 NAT Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
1.Culture and disaster risk reduction: Lessons and opportunities /​ Julia Becker 2.Disaster-induced migration: Assessing the impact of extreme weather events on livelihoods /​ Prasanna Krishna Krishnamurthy 3.Building livelihoods to reduce risk among the most marginalized in urban areas: Strategic approaches from Dhaka /​ David Sanderson 4.Evaluating critical links in early warning systems for natural hazards /​ Carina J. Fearnley 5.`Community' perceptions of a disaster risk reduction intervention at Santa Ana (Ilamatepec) Volcano, El Salvador /​ Paul White 6.Why `small is beautiful' in municipal disaster risk reduction: Evidence from the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico /​ Emily Wilkinson 7.Conference summary on disaster risk reduction for natural hazards: Putting research into practice /​ Emily Wilkinson.
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"The chapters in this book were originally published in Environmental Hazards, volume 11, issue 2 (2012)"--Citation information, page vii.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1.Culture and disaster risk reduction: Lessons and opportunities /​ Julia Becker
2.Disaster-induced migration: Assessing the impact of extreme weather events on livelihoods /​ Prasanna Krishna Krishnamurthy
3.Building livelihoods to reduce risk among the most marginalized in urban areas: Strategic approaches from Dhaka /​ David Sanderson
4.Evaluating critical links in early warning systems for natural hazards /​ Carina J. Fearnley
5.`Community' perceptions of a disaster risk reduction intervention at Santa Ana (Ilamatepec) Volcano, El Salvador /​ Paul White
6.Why `small is beautiful' in municipal disaster risk reduction: Evidence from the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico /​ Emily Wilkinson
7.Conference summary on disaster risk reduction for natural hazards: Putting research into practice /​ Emily Wilkinson.

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