Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: An Asian Perspective

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Emerald Group Publishing, 2010 - Science - 476 pages
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Climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) are closely associated. This book provides 19 case studies from Asia that highlight different perspectives of CCA-DRR entry points.
 

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Contents

An Asian perspective
1
an overview
19
Chapter 3 Overview of drought risk reduction approaches in Bangladesh
37
Chapter 4 Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Cambodia
59
Chapter 5 Integrated climate change adaptation in Chilika lagoon fisheries India
81
Chapter 6 Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction experiences in Japan
105
Chapter 7 Forest management as an adaptation option in mountain areas of Japan
127
A Malaysian approach
147
Chapter 12 Local adaptation to enhance livelihood assets and build resilience in Albay Philippines
237
The Singapore response
261
Chapter 14 Climate change adaptation and agroforestry in Sri Lanka
285
Chapter 15 Coastal ecosystems and climate vulnerability in Sri Lanka
307
Chapter 16 The experiences of DRR through CCA in Taiwan
327
Chapter 17 Water insecurities and climate change adaptation in Thailand
349
Chapter 18 Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Vietnam
373
Chapter 19 Local vulnerability and adaptation to extreme climate events along the central coast of Vietnam
393

Issues and strategies
169
Chapter 10 Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Pakistan
197
Initiatives and challenges in the Philippines
217
Chapter 20 Identifying linkages between rates and distributions of malaria waterborn diseases and influenza with climate variability and climate chan...
417
Key challenges and ways forward
451
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