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Strong, safe, and resilient : a strategic policy guide for disaster risk management in East Asia and the Pacific / Abhas K. Jha and Zuzana Stanton-Geddes, editors.

Contributor(s): Jha, Abhas Kumar | Stanton-Geddes, Zuzana | World Bank.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Directions in development.Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The World Bank, 2013Description: xl, 160 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780821398050 (pbk.).Subject(s): Emergency management -- Pacific Area | Emergency management -- East Asia | Disasters -- Economic aspects | Disasters -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 363.346095 STR Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Executive Summary Where Are We Now? Where Do We Want to Be? What Needs to Be Done? How Can the World Bank Help? Notes References ch. 1 Managing Risks in East Asia and the Pacific: An Agenda for Action Key Messages for Policy Makers ch. 2 Strengthening Institutions and Outreach to Communities ch. 3 Risk Identification ch. 4 Risk Reduction: Measures and Investments Contents note continued: What Needs to Be Done? ch. 5 Emergency Preparedness: Weather, Climate, and Hydromet Services ch. 6 Financial Protection: Risk Financing and Transfer Mechanisms ch. 7 Sustainable Recovery and Reconstruction Appendix A Urbanization by Region Appendix B Large-Scale Disasters in Asia 2008-11 Appendix C Vulnerability of Cities to Multiple Hazards in East Asia and the Pacific Contents note continued: Appendix D Risk Identification Monitoring Appendix E Action Plan for Building Earthquake Resilience Short Term (as Soon as Possible) Medium Term (the Next 5 Years) Long Term (5-10 Years) Appendix F Classification of Meteorological Services in East Asia and the Pacific Appendix G Weather and Climate Services Progress Model Observing and Forecasting Systems Weather Services Delivery Climate Services Appendix H Overview of World Bank Activities in East Asia and the Pacific Institutional and Capacity Building Risk Identification Risk Reduction Emergency Preparedness Financial Protection Sustainable Recovery and Reconstruction Appendix I Glossary of Key Terms.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Machine generated contents note: Executive Summary
Where Are We Now?
Where Do We Want to Be?
What Needs to Be Done?
How Can the World Bank Help?
Notes
References
ch. 1 Managing Risks in East Asia and the Pacific: An Agenda for Action
Key Messages for Policy Makers
ch. 2 Strengthening Institutions and Outreach to Communities
ch. 3 Risk Identification
ch. 4 Risk Reduction: Measures and Investments
Contents note continued: What Needs to Be Done?
ch. 5 Emergency Preparedness: Weather, Climate, and Hydromet Services
ch. 6 Financial Protection: Risk Financing and Transfer Mechanisms
ch. 7 Sustainable Recovery and Reconstruction
Appendix A Urbanization by Region
Appendix B Large-Scale Disasters in Asia 2008-11
Appendix C Vulnerability of Cities to Multiple Hazards in East Asia and the Pacific
Contents note continued: Appendix D Risk Identification Monitoring
Appendix E Action Plan for Building Earthquake Resilience
Short Term (as Soon as Possible)
Medium Term (the Next 5 Years)
Long Term (5-10 Years)
Appendix F Classification of Meteorological Services in East Asia and the Pacific
Appendix G Weather and Climate Services Progress Model
Observing and Forecasting Systems
Weather Services Delivery
Climate Services
Appendix H Overview of World Bank Activities in East Asia and the Pacific
Institutional and Capacity Building
Risk Identification
Risk Reduction
Emergency Preparedness
Financial Protection
Sustainable Recovery and Reconstruction
Appendix I Glossary of Key Terms.

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