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Book Chapter
In Natural and Man-Made Disasters: Hazards, Preparedness and Mitigation

The chapter considers the current disasters as consequences of imperfect information. The chapter analyzes the current models of information generation and dissemination and propose an alternative that considers people at risk as both source and sink of information that helps in designing better solutions. The chapter heavily derives experiences...

Book Chapter
In Natural and Man-Made Disasters: Hazards, Preparedness and Mitigation

This chapter was aimed at development professionals and disaster risk reduction professionals who wish to integrate climate change considerations in their local level planning and practices. The chapter explores the linkages between development and disaster risks and discusses how climate change has brought additional risks to developing countries...

Presentation

Climate Change and Developing Countries

Nagoya University Global Environmental Leaders Program (NUGELP) Lecture Series on Climate Change Policies

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Presentation
Paper presented at IGES-TERI Asia Pacific Policy Dialog on Post 2012, 22-23 October, New Delhi, India

Mainstreaming adaptation into development can offer several advantages such as reducing costs, building consensus, and generating ownership leading to better adaptation outcomes. Current level of mainstreaming adaptation into development is at a very nascent stage and doesn't exploit the full potential of mainstreaming. Considering mainstreaming as...

Policy Report
Case Audy of Ryutaro Hashimoto APFED Award for Good Practices
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The shifting course of rivers has been known to be the root cause for many socio-economic issues in most parts of Bangladesh. The Disappearing Lands project, conceived and implemented by the Practical Action Bangladesh and its local collaborating non-governmental organizations, is a good example of how small ideas can change rural lives and...

Book Chapter
In Disaster management: Global challenges and local solutions

This chapter is an attempt to link the disaster risk reduction and decision making under uncertainty. It is aimed at the disaster risk reduction personnel who are beginning to understand the linkages with climate change. Since this chapter is meant for a book that largely deals with disaster risk reduction and not climate change, the chapter starts...