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Book Chapter
In Natural and Man-Made Disasters: Hazards, Preparedness and Mitigation
The chapter considers the current disasters as consequences of imperfect information. The chapter analyzes the current models of information generation and dissemination and propose an alternative that considers people at risk as both source and sink of information that helps in designing better solutions. The chapter heavily derives experiences...
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In Natural and Man-Made Disasters: Hazards, Preparedness and Mitigation
This chapter was aimed at development professionals and disaster risk reduction professionals who wish to integrate climate change considerations in their local level planning and practices. The chapter explores the linkages between development and disaster risks and discusses how climate change has brought additional risks to developing countries....
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In Disaster management: Global challenges and local solutions
This chapter is an attempt to link the disaster risk reduction and decision making under uncertainty. It is aimed at the disaster risk reduction personnel who are beginning to understand the linkages with climate change. Since this chapter is meant for a book that largely deals with disaster risk reduction and not climate change, the chapter starts...