By Rajib Shaw, Juan Pulhin, Joy Pereira
"Following on from quantity four during this sequence, which checked out matters and demanding situations with reference to weather switch variation (CCA) and catastrophe possibility aid (DRR), quantity five has a selected concentrate on Asia. Arguably one of the areas of the area so much liable to weather swap, Asia has diverse mechanisms for CCA and DRR actions. Synergies among DRR and CCA during this area are beneficial not just to avoid duplicities and derive optimum advantages from scarce assets but additionally so as to add worth to initiatives via classes learnt from a number of views. This quantity offers 19 case reports from thirteen nations and areas in Asia. The case experiences spotlight varied facets of CCA-DRR access issues, resembling coverage interventions, drought hazard administration, coastal administration, agro-forestry, lagoon administration, livelihood concerns and threat conversation. A worthwhile reduction to scholars and researchers within the box of catastrophe possibility aid, weather swap, environmental reviews and similar hazards, it offers a better expertise at the present pattern of analysis within the box additionally for practitioners and coverage makers making use of the collective wisdom into coverage and choice making"--Provided via publisher. Read more...
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LDDRF aims to improve coordination between development-oriented and disaster management aspects of the government of Bangladesh at the local level. The government of Bangladesh’s structural and organizational preparedness for disaster has been succinctly described in the 2008 Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan (BCCSAP). The government has so far invested over $10 billion (at constant 2007 prices) to make the country more climate resilient and less vulnerable to natural disasters.
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Breakdown of these very foundations on which strength of the community depends might have deep negative impacts that may undermine local and collective initiatives to tackle climate change risks. In this context, the relief and recovery approach of disaster management in Bangladesh has been replaced by a holistic approach incorporating the processes of hazard identiﬁcation and mitigation, community preparedness, and integrated response efforts (IWM, 2009). Efforts are being implemented that target the strengthening of preparedness capacities and enhancing community resilience under the disaster risk reduction approach.
Climate change adaptation and disaster risk management : an Asian perspective by Rajib Shaw, Juan Pulhin, Joy Pereira