National Knowledge and Research Center for Emergency Readiness - Gupta & Nair (Eds.). (2012). Ecosystem approach to disaster risk reduction

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Gupta & Nair (Eds.). (2012). Ecosystem approach to disaster risk reduction

Bibliographic details:

Gupta, A. K., & Nair, S. S. (Eds.). (2012). Ecosystem approach to disaster risk reduction. New Delhi: National Institute of Disaster Management

Abstract:

This book is intended to provide an overview of the concept of ecosystem approach to disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR), natural resource management and disaster linkages, incorporating Eco-DRR concepts in various phases of disaster management, including post disaster recovery in wide range of human and natural environmental settings. The case studies cover coastal, mountain and urban ecosystems and specific hydro-meteorological risks like floods, forest fire, epidemics and landslides.

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