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Title Disaster risk and vulnerability : mitigation through mobilizing communities and partnerships / edited by C. Emdad Haque and David Etkin.
Imprint Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2012.

Subject Hazard mitigation.
Emergency management.
Natural disasters -- Risk assessment.
Alt Name Etkin, David,
Haque, Chowdhury Emdadul,
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 300 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents ""Cover""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Figures""; ""Tables""; ""Foreword""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction -- Dealing with Disaster Risk and Vulnerability: People, Community, and Resilience Perspectives""; ""Part one -- Conceptual Considerations in Risk and Vulnerability Reduction""; ""1 -- Understanding Uncertainty and Reducing Vulnerability: Lessons from Resilience Thinking""; ""2 -- Community-Level Emergency Management: Placing Social Capital""; ""3 -- Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction: Realizing the Primacy of Community""
""Part two -- International Perspectives on Disaster Risk Management and Public Policies""""4 -- The Intersection of Policies on Disaster Management, Climate Change, and International Development""; ""5 -- Mountain Hazards and the Resilience of Social-Ecological Systems: Examples from India and Canada""; ""6 -- Grassroots Participation versus Dictated Partnership: Anatomy of the Turkish Risk Management Reality""; ""7 -- Disaster Management and Public Policies in Bangladesh: Institutional Partnerships in Cyclone Hazards Mitigation and Response""
""Part three -- Natural Hazards and Emergency Management in Canada""""8 -- Emergency Management Education in Canada: A View from the Crossroads""; ""9 -- Public and Expert Knowledge and Perception of Climate Change�Induced Disaster Risk: Canadian Prairie Perspectives""; ""10 -- Natural Hazard Identification, Mapping, and Vulnerability Assessment in Atlantic Canada: Progress and Challenges""; ""11 -- Infrastructure Failure Interdependencies in Extreme Events: The 1998 Ice Storm""; ""Contributors""
Note English.
ISBN 0773587063 (electronic bk.)
9780773587069 (electronic bk.)
9780773539631 (bound)
0773539638 (bound)
9780773539921 (pbk.)
0773539921 (pbk.)
OCLC # 797333745
Additional Format Print version: 9780773539631 0773539638


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