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Book Chapter
In The UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GAR 2022)
T. Goto, H. Sakai, A. Dewi, S. Jayasinghe, S. Basnayake, R.D. Kartiko, N.M.S.I. Arambepola
[Please refer to Page 74 in GAR2022 where this work is cited. The full paper will be online soon at the same website as GAR2022] The rapidly changing socio-economic landscape of the Southeast Asian countries is an important driver for systemic risks such as climate change and hydro-geological disasters. Global processes such as the SFDRR, the Paris...
Peer-reviewed Article
In UNISDR Global Assessment Report 19
This paper evaluates the current institutional and policy environment in the ASEAN region, which is known as one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change impacts in the world. The future projections indicate that the region is prone to severe weather events including floods, typhoons, and droughts. Considering the importance of...
Submission to Policy Process
Contributing Papers for the 2019 Global Assessment Report
Karen G.
Groundwater is a de-facto source of water during drought and emergencies. In a broader perspective, the traditional short-term strategy of using groundwater to combat water deficits during drought needs revisiting. The objective of this paper is to examine the relevance and options for developing and adopting such groundwater-based natural...
Peer-reviewed Article
In UNISDR Global Assessment Report 19
This paper presents results from a regional survey conducted on the globalization of local risks through investments in the vulnerable regions of Asia. Some countries that have been successful in attracting global investments in manufacturing and service industries are also highly vulnerable to natural hazard risks raising an important issue of...