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Book Chapter
In Resilient Policies in Asian Cities: Adaptation to Climate Change and Natural Disasters
Enhancing capacity for building resilient cities is a growing concern among policy makers and international communities to minimize the impacts of climate change and natural disasters. The UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015–2030) called for urgent need in building resilient...
Book Chapter
In Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
This chapter uses the Japan National Report on Disaster Reduction to the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (Kobe, Japan) in 2005 and the National Progress Report on the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (2011-2013) premised on the Hyogo Framework for Action priority areas format to assess the status of disaster risk...
Book Chapter
In GEO-6: Regional assessment for Asia and the Pacific
Author:
Gensuo
Jia
Bundit
Limmeechokchai
As with past Global Environment Outlooks (GEOs), once the current state of the environment and policy response is assessed, it is important to look at possible policy pathways to a more sustainable future. With recent developments at the international level in late 2015, namely the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris...