Disaster Risk Reduction Approaches in Bangladesh

av Rajib Shaw, Fuad Mallick, Aminul Islam. Inbunden, 2013

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  • Inbunden (Hardback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 378
  • Utg.datum: 2013-05-31
  • Upplaga: 2013.
  • Förlag: Springer Verlag, Japan
  • Medarbetare: Islam, Aminul (ed.), Mallick, Fuad (ed.), Shaw, Rajib (ed.)
  • Illustrationer: 56 black & white tables, 5 colour tables, biography
  • Dimensioner: 234 x 158 x 19 mm
  • Vikt: 671 g
  • Antal komponenter: 1
  • Komponenter: HC runder Rücken kaschiert
  • ISBN: 9784431542513

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Rajib Shaw Rajib Shaw is an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies of Kyoto University, Japan. He worked closely with the local communities, NGOs, governments and international organization, including United Nations, especially in the Asian countries. He is currently the Chair of the United Nations Asia Regional Task Force for Urban Risk Reduction, and the President of Asian University Network of Environment and Disaster Management (AUEDM). His research interests are: community based disaster risk management, climate change adaptation, urban risk management, and disaster and environmental education. He has published several books in the field of disaster and environmental management. He is also the Chief Editor of Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management. Fuad Mallick Fuad Hassan Mallick is the Professor and Chairperson of Department of Architecture and Director of the Postgraduate Programs in Disaster Management (PPDM) at BRAC University. He did pioneering research on thermal comfort for Bangladesh and published extensively on it. He is the founder of the department of architecture of BRAC university and the author of its curriculum. He is also the founder director of the university's Post Graduate Programs in Disaster Management, the first of its kind in the region. Fuad's research background is on environmental aspects of architectural design, low income and rural housing, architectural education and in the last few years disaster management and climate change. He has written book chapters and published journal articles on disaster management and climate change issues. He has been a reviewer for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture and a member of Aga Khan Education Program's thinking group for conceptualizing a School of Architecture and Human Settlements for the Aga Khan University. He is the Vice President of the Asian Universities Network for Environment and Disaster Management (AUEDM). Aminul Islam M. Aminul Islam is specialized in climate change, environment and disaster management and contributed as an academic, researcher, practitioner, manager and policy adviser. He is associated with United Nations Development Programme since 1996 and served different positions in Bangladesh Country Office started as the Sustainable Development Adviser and served as the Assistant Country Director and lead the Climate change, Environment and Disaster Management Cluster and currently Senior Adviser. Dr. Islam also served as the Senior Technical Adviser and Team Leader of the Water Disaster Risk Reduction Project in Central Vietnam supported by UNDP Vietnam. As an academic, he taught research methodology for the post graduate programme in the Institute of Bangladesh Studies in Rajshahi University, founder Director and Associate Professor of the School of Environment Science and Management of Independent University, Bangladesh and also contributed as an Adjunct Professor of the Population Science Department in Dhaka University. He was Environmental Scientist of the Flood Action Plan's Component 16 on Environment implemented by the ISPAN (Virginia, US based) supported by USAID.


Disaster, Risk and Evolution of the Concept.- Understanding Vulnerability and Risks.- National Perspectives of Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh.- Flood Risks and Reduction Approaches in Bangladesh.- Cyclone and Tornado Risk and Reduction Approaches in Bangladesh.- Earthquake Risk and Reduction Approaches in Bangladesh.- Drought Risk and Reduction Approaches in Bangladesh.- Landslide and Flash flood in Bangladesh.- Arsenic Contamination in Bangladesh: Contemporary Alarm and Future Strategy.- Sea Level Rise along the Coast of Bangladesh.- Urban Risk Reduction Approaches in Bangladesh.- Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction Approaches in Bangladesh.- Crop Insurance as Risk Management Strategy in Bangladesh.- Disaster Education in Bangladesh: Opportunities and Challenges.- Disaster Risk Reduction Investment and Reduction of Response Cost in Bangladesh.- Gender and Social Exclusion Analysis in Disaster Risk Management.