By Rajib Shaw, Juan Pulhin, Joy Pereira
"Following on from quantity four during this sequence, which checked out concerns and demanding situations in regards to weather switch version (CCA) and catastrophe hazard relief (DRR), quantity five has a selected specialize in Asia. Arguably one of the areas of the area such a lot susceptible to weather switch, Asia has various mechanisms for CCA and DRR actions. Synergies among DRR and CCA during this sector are priceless not just to avoid duplicities and derive optimum advantages from scarce assets but additionally so as to add price to initiatives via classes learnt from various views. This quantity offers 19 case reviews from thirteen nations and areas in Asia. The case reports spotlight various facets of CCA-DRR access issues, equivalent to coverage interventions, drought probability administration, coastal administration, agro-forestry, lagoon administration, livelihood matters and threat communique. A worthwhile reduction to scholars and researchers within the box of catastrophe threat relief, weather switch, environmental reviews and comparable hazards, it presents a better expertise at the present pattern of analysis within the box additionally for practitioners and coverage makers utilising the collective wisdom into coverage and determination making"--Provided via publisher. Read more...
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Washington DC, USA: World Bank. World Bank. (2010). Managing climate risk: Integrating adaptation into World Bank group operation. html. Retrieved on July 11, 2010. WWF. (2009). Mega stress for mega cities: A climate vulnerability ranking of major coastal cities in Asia. WWF Report. Geneva, Switzerland, p. 40. CHAPTER 2 IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE INDUCED HAZARDS AND ADAPTATION PROCESSES IN BANGLADESH: AN OVERVIEW Tawhidul Islam, M. Aminur Rahman and Fuad Mallick INTRODUCTION Living with physical hazards is an everyday issue for the people of Bangladesh because different seasons bring different kinds of uncertainties.
CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW OF DROUGHT RISK REDUCTION APPROACHES IN BANGLADESH Umma Habiba, Yukiko Takeuchi and Rajib Shaw INTRODUCTION Many people as well as the government in Bangladesh perceive ﬂoods and cyclones as recurrent environmental hazards in the country. They also view that these two hazards are the main contributors to crop loss in the country. 5 years (Adnan, 1993, p. 1; Erickson, 1993, p. 5; Hossain 1990, p. 33).
CCA-DRR Convergence in Combating Climate Change Climate change adaptation (CCA) is a long-term process and has a connotation with sustainable development and enhancement of equity in resources and beneﬁt sharing; all these are mutually reinforcing. On the other hand, the disaster risk reduction (DRR) approach mainly focuses on immediate needs-based improvements of the systems (for example, social, economic, biophysical), to reduce vulnerabilities of the communities. In other words, DRR aims mainly to enhance predisaster capacity building and to support disaster preparedness plans of the communities.