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Disaster Governance in Urbanising Asia (Hardcover)

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This edited book approaches the threat and impact of environmental disasters on Asia’s urban populations from a governance perspective. It adopts a multi-sector and multi-disciplinary approach to disaster governance that emphasises the importance of multiple stakeholders in preparing for, responding to and recovering from disasters and their cascading impacts in Asia’s cities. The contributors to this volume take a broad view of the multifaceted causalities and the interconnected threats and vulnerabilities of environmental disasters in urbanising Asia. As such, the book is an invitation to advance scholarship in the search for more effective, comprehensive and inclusive disaster preparedness agendas, recovery programs and development priorities.

Number of Pages: 180
Genre: Social Science, Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Architecture
Sub-Genre: Human Geography, Administrative Law + Regulatory Practice, Urban + Land Use Planning
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: December 16, 2015
TCIN: 50772638
UPC: 9789812876485
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-5509
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