Disaster Resilient Cities

Written By Yoshitsugu Hayashi
Disaster Resilient Cities
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 17 March 2016
  • ISBN : 0128103949
  • Pages : 206 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Disaster Resilient Cities written by Yoshitsugu Hayashi which was release on 17 March 2016, this book published by Butterworth-Heinemann. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Disaster Resilient Cities: Concepts and Practical Examples discusses natural disasters, their complexity, and the exploration of different ways of thinking regarding the resilience of structures. The book provides a blueprint for structural designers to better prepare structures for all types of natural hazards during the design stage. Brief and readable, this book analyzes various examples of disaster damage from earthquakes, tsunamis, and floods, together with their causal mechanisms. Practical methods to plan and design structures based on their regions, cities, as well as the particular countermeasures are also included for study. Proposes new methods and policies for enhancing structural resilience for key urban infrastructure Includes examples of disaster damage as a result of earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, and their structural countermeasures Presents case studies that cover specific mega disasters, such as the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, Super Typhoon Hyan, and Bangkok flood

Disaster Resilient Cities

Disaster Resilient Cities
  • Author : Yoshitsugu Hayashi,Yasuhiro Suzuki,Shinji Sato,Kenichi Tsukahara
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-03-17
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : Disaster Resilient Cities: Concepts and Practical Examples discusses natural disasters, their complexity, and the exploration of different ways of thinking regarding the resilience of structures. The book provides a blueprint for structural designers to better prepare structures for all types of natural hazards during the design stage. Brief and readable, ...

Climate and Disaster Resilience in Cities

Climate and Disaster Resilience in Cities
  • Author : Rajib Shaw,Anshu Sharma
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-03-29
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : Whilst it is impossible to make resistant urban growth, resilience is becoming more widely accepted and urban systems must be resilient enough to cope with the climate related hazards. This book highlights the issues of resilience through regional, national, city and community-based studies....

Climate Resilient Cities

Climate Resilient Cities
  • Author : Neeraj Prasad,Federica Ranghieri,Fatima Shah,Zoe Trohanis,Earl Kessler,Ravi Sinha
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2009-02-19
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : 'Climate Resilient Cities: A Primer on Reducing Vulnerabilities to Disasters' provides city administrators with exactly what they need to know about the complex and compelling challenges of climate change. The book helps local governments create training, capacity building, and capital investment programs for building sustainable, resilient communities. A step-by-step self-assessment ...

OECD Green Growth Studies Building Resilient Cities An Assessment of Disaster Risk Management Policies in Southeast Asia

OECD Green Growth Studies Building Resilient Cities An Assessment of Disaster Risk Management Policies in Southeast Asia
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-12-10
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : Asian cities are particularly vulnerable to risks associated with natural disasters. While they are exposed to various types of natural hazards, flooding and other water-related disasters pose particularly significant risks and undermine long-term economic growth, especially in coastal cities....

Building Resilient Cities

Building Resilient Cities
  • Author : Collectif
  • Publisher : OECD
  • Release Date : 2018-12-10
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : Asian cities are particularly vulnerable to risks associated with natural disasters. While they are exposed to various types of natural hazards, flooding and other water-related disasters pose particularly significant risks and undermine long-term economic growth, especially in coastal cities. Managing such natural disaster risks is an essential component of urban ...

Background Paper on Disaster Resilient Cities

Background Paper on Disaster Resilient Cities
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 34
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : Download or read online Background Paper on Disaster Resilient Cities written by , published by which was released on 2004. Get Background Paper on Disaster Resilient Cities Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Climate Resilient Cities

Climate Resilient Cities
  • Author : Neeraj Prasad,Federica Ranghieri,Fatima Shah,Zoe Trohanis,Earl Kessler,Ravi Sinha
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 157
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : 'Climate Resilient Cities' is the first tool of its kind for city governments to better understand how to plan for climate change impacts and impending natural disasters through sound urban planning....

A Workbook on Planning for Urban Resilience in the Face of Disasters

A Workbook on Planning for Urban Resilience in the Face of Disasters
  • Author : Fatima Shah,Federica Ranghieri
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2012-01-26
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : This Workbook offers a step-by-step guide for city officials in proactively planning for natural disasters and climate change impacts. It is based on learning from three cities in Vietnam - Ha Noi, Can Tho, and Dong Hoi - that developed Local Resilience Action Plans (LRAPs) containing a set of prioritized ...

Making Cities Resilient

Making Cities Resilient
  • Author : Vishwa Raj Sharma,Chandrakanta
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-02-08
  • Total pages : 345
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : As the world has transformed, so have cities. Today, cities are home to 54 percent of the world’s population, and by the middle of this century that figure will likely rise to 66 percent. According to the United Nations (UN) Habitat I (1972), Habitat II (1996) and Habitat III (2016) summits, cities are facing ...

Urban Disaster Resilience and Security

Urban Disaster Resilience and Security
  • Author : Alexander Fekete,Frank Fiedrich
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-12-04
  • Total pages : 518
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : This edited book investigates the interrelations of disaster impacts, resilience and security in an urban context. Urban as a term captures megacities, cities, and generally, human settlements, that are characterised by concentration of quantifiable and non-quantifiable subjects, objects and value attributions to them. The scope is to narrow down resilience ...

Resilience Reset

Resilience Reset
  • Author : Aditya V. Bahadur,Thomas Tanner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-07-19
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : Drawing on evidence from urban resilience initiatives around the globe, the authors make a compelling argument for a "resilience reset", a pause and stocktake that critically examines the concepts, practices and challenges of building resilience, particularly in cities of the Global South. In turn, the book calls for the world’...

The Resilient City

The Resilient City
  • Author : Lawrence J. Vale,Thomas J. Campanella
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-01-20
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : Revealing how traumatized city-dwellers consistently develop narratives of resilience and how the pragmatic process of urban recovery is always fueled by highly symbolic actions, The resilient city offers an informative tribute to the persistence of the city, and indeed of the human spirit. --book cover....

Urban Disaster Resilience

Urban Disaster Resilience
  • Author : David Sanderson,Jerold S. Kayden,Julia Leis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-14
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : Accelerating urbanization worldwide means more urban-centered disasters. Floods, earthquakes, storms and conflicts affecting densely populated areas produce significant losses in lives, livelihoods and the built environment, especially in comparison to rural areas. Poor urban dwellers, almost always the most vulnerable, too often bear the brunt. Aid agencies and urban professionals ...

Resilient Policies in Asian Cities

Resilient Policies in Asian Cities
  • Author : Mitsuru Tanaka,Kenshi Baba
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-08-13
  • Total pages : 253
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : This book presents a comprehensive framework and indicators that can be used to assess a city’s degree of resilience. Based on surveys using bottom-up assessment tools, it proposes the concept, framework and indicators of a resilient policy model (including some participatory approaches). It also presents case studies of this ...

Multi Hazard Early Warning and Disaster Risks

Multi Hazard Early Warning and Disaster Risks
  • Author : Dilanthi Amaratunga,Richard Haigh,Nuwan Dias
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-09-11
  • Total pages : 892
  • ISBN : 0128103949
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Summary : This book presents a collection of papers under the theme of multi-hazard early warning and disaster risks. These were selected from the presentations made at the International Symposium on Tsunami and Multi-Hazard Risks, Early Warning and Community Awareness in supporting implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. ...