Climate change adaptation and disaster risk management : an by Rajib Shaw, Juan Pulhin, Joy Pereira

By Rajib Shaw, Juan Pulhin, Joy Pereira

"Following on from quantity four during this sequence, which checked out concerns and demanding situations in regards to weather swap variation (CCA) and catastrophe chance aid (DRR), quantity five has a particular specialise in Asia. Arguably one of the areas of the area such a lot at risk of weather switch, Asia has varied mechanisms for CCA and DRR actions. Synergies among DRR and CCA during this zone are beneficial not just to avoid  Read more...

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World Bank. (2001). Bangladesh: Climate change and sustainable development. Dhaka: World Bank Office. CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW OF DROUGHT RISK REDUCTION APPROACHES IN BANGLADESH Umma Habiba, Yukiko Takeuchi and Rajib Shaw INTRODUCTION Many people as well as the government in Bangladesh perceive floods and cyclones as recurrent environmental hazards in the country. They also view that these two hazards are the main contributors to crop loss in the country. 5 years (Adnan, 1993, p. 1; Erickson, 1993, p. 5; Hossain 1990, p.

Mainstreaming of CCA and DRR through policy formulation can facilitate economic planning and project implementation. The issue of climate change is expected to become an agenda in the mainstream through the implementation of the National Policy on Climate Change. Disaster reduction can be linked and incorporated to CCA goals and indicators when implementing the National Policy, giving both issues more prominence at national, state, and local levels. Chapter 9 by Subedi shows the dynamic mechanism of strategic entry points, building blocks, driving forces, and achievements (short-term, longterm, and goals) of CCA–DRR in Nepal.

Are indirectly tied to their resilience against climate hazards. Chapter 6 by Takeuchi and Shaw provides the adaptation option in Japan. Typhoon and flooding incidents have become an increasing trend in Japan. The coastal and mountain disaster trends are increasing, and the vulnerable communities are the aged population living alone in the coast and the mountain villages. Citing the example from the Hiroshima area, the chapter shows the importance of gender perspective in reducing the damages due to increasing disasters.

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