By Geoff O'Brien,Phil O'Keefe

ISBN-10: 0415600936

ISBN-13: 9780415600934

ISBN-10: 0415600944

ISBN-13: 9780415600941

Climate swap is the one biggest risk to the attainment of the Millennium improvement targets (MDGs) and sustainable improvement. Addressing weather threat is a problem for all. This ebook demands higher collaboration among weather groups and catastrophe improvement groups. In discussing this, the ebook will assessment the ways utilized by every one neighborhood to lessen the hostile results of weather swap. One region that gives a few promise for bringing jointly those groups is thru the idea that of resilience. This time period is more and more utilized in every one group to explain a technique that embeds means to answer and focus on disruptive occasions. This emphasizes an procedure that's extra concerned about pre-event making plans and utilizing suggestions to construct resilience to dangers in an version framework. The ebook will finish by means of comparing the scope for a holistic strategy the place those groups can successfully give a contribution to development groups which are resilient to weather pushed hazards.

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