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The Resource Building safer cities : the future of disaster risk, edited by Alcira Kreimer, Margaret Arnold, Anne Carlin

Building safer cities : the future of disaster risk, edited by Alcira Kreimer, Margaret Arnold, Anne Carlin

Label
Building safer cities : the future of disaster risk
Title
Building safer cities
Title remainder
the future of disaster risk
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alcira Kreimer, Margaret Arnold, Anne Carlin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In developing countries, disasters can cause major setbacks to economic and social development, inflict massive casualties, and cause the diversion of funds from development to emergency relief and recovery
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
363.348/091724
Government publication
international or intergovernmental publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV551.5.D44
LC item number
B85 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kreimer, Alcira
  • Arnold, Margaret
  • Carlin, Anne
Series statement
Disaster risk management series
Series volume
no. 3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emergency management
  • Emergency management
  • Floods
  • Climatic changes
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Climatic changes
  • Emergency management
  • Emergency management
  • Floods
  • Developing countries
  • Klimaänderung
  • Management
  • Stadtplanung
  • Entwicklungsländer
Label
Building safer cities : the future of disaster risk, edited by Alcira Kreimer, Margaret Arnold, Anne Carlin
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I. Disasters, vulnerability, and the global economy / Charlotte Benson and Edward Clay -- Natural hazard risk and privatization / Paul K. Freeman -- Natural disaster risk and cost-benefit analysis / Reinhard Mechler -- Globalization and natural disasters: an integrative risk management approach / Torben Juul Andersen -- Urban disasters and globalization / J.M. Albala-Bertrand -- Interdependent disaster risks: the need for public-private partnerships / Howard Kunreuther
  • Part II. Cities and climate change / Anthony G. Bigio -- The resilience of coastal megacities to weather-related hazards / Richard J.T. Klein, Robert J. Nicholls, and Frank Thomalla -- Flood management and vulnerability of Dhaka City / Saleemul Huq and Mozaharul Alam -- Flooding in the Pampean Region of Argentina: the Salado Basin / Hilda Herzer -- Urbanization and natural disasters in the Mediterranean: population growth and climate change in the 21st century / Hans Günter Brauch -- Urban land markets and disasters: floods in Argentina's cities / Nora Clichevsky
  • Part III. Social vulnerability to disaster impacts. Disaster risk reduction in megacities: making the most of human and social capital / Ben Wisner -- Living with risk: toward effective disaster management training in Africa / Prvoslav Marjanovic and Krisno Nimpuno -- Urban vulnerability to disasters in developing countries: managing risks / E.L. Quarantelli -- Natural disasters and urban cultural heritage: a reassessment / June Taboroff
  • Part IV. Protecting critical infrastructure from disaster impacts. A new structural approach for the study of domino effects between life support networks / Benoît Robert et al. -- Mitigating the vulnerability of critical infrastructure in developing countries / Lamine Mili -- Damage to and vulnerability of industrial facilities in the 1999 Kocaeli, Turkey, earthquake / Mustafa Erdik and Eser Durukal -- The behavior of retrofitted buildings during earthquakes: new technologies / Mikayel Melkumyan
Control code
53481986
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 299 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821354971
Lccn
2003384040
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53481986
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Building safer cities : the future of disaster risk, edited by Alcira Kreimer, Margaret Arnold, Anne Carlin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I. Disasters, vulnerability, and the global economy / Charlotte Benson and Edward Clay -- Natural hazard risk and privatization / Paul K. Freeman -- Natural disaster risk and cost-benefit analysis / Reinhard Mechler -- Globalization and natural disasters: an integrative risk management approach / Torben Juul Andersen -- Urban disasters and globalization / J.M. Albala-Bertrand -- Interdependent disaster risks: the need for public-private partnerships / Howard Kunreuther
  • Part II. Cities and climate change / Anthony G. Bigio -- The resilience of coastal megacities to weather-related hazards / Richard J.T. Klein, Robert J. Nicholls, and Frank Thomalla -- Flood management and vulnerability of Dhaka City / Saleemul Huq and Mozaharul Alam -- Flooding in the Pampean Region of Argentina: the Salado Basin / Hilda Herzer -- Urbanization and natural disasters in the Mediterranean: population growth and climate change in the 21st century / Hans Günter Brauch -- Urban land markets and disasters: floods in Argentina's cities / Nora Clichevsky
  • Part III. Social vulnerability to disaster impacts. Disaster risk reduction in megacities: making the most of human and social capital / Ben Wisner -- Living with risk: toward effective disaster management training in Africa / Prvoslav Marjanovic and Krisno Nimpuno -- Urban vulnerability to disasters in developing countries: managing risks / E.L. Quarantelli -- Natural disasters and urban cultural heritage: a reassessment / June Taboroff
  • Part IV. Protecting critical infrastructure from disaster impacts. A new structural approach for the study of domino effects between life support networks / Benoît Robert et al. -- Mitigating the vulnerability of critical infrastructure in developing countries / Lamine Mili -- Damage to and vulnerability of industrial facilities in the 1999 Kocaeli, Turkey, earthquake / Mustafa Erdik and Eser Durukal -- The behavior of retrofitted buildings during earthquakes: new technologies / Mikayel Melkumyan
Control code
53481986
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 299 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821354971
Lccn
2003384040
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53481986
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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