Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia

  • Author : Rajib Shaw
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 October 2017
  • ISBN : 9780128127124
  • Page : 524 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 voters

Download or read online book entitled Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia written by Rajib Shaw and published by Academic Press. This book was released on 13 October 2017 with total page 524 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Get best books that you want by click Get Book Button and Read as many books as you like. Book Excerpt : Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia: Potentials and Challenges provides both a local and global perspective on how to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. Topics demonstrate the advancement of scientific research as it applies to early warning systems, including identifying risk and the strengthening of infrastructure for different types of hazards. Through different major disasters, it has become evident that there must be a balance between hard and soft technology and physical, process and social solutions. This book demonstrates how this has been successfully implemented in Asia, and how these applications can apply on a global basis. Covers new research on the role of science in Disaster Risk Reduction and lessons learned when research has been applied Utilizes case studies to outline the broader lessons learned Focuses on the Sendai Framework, which was adopted in the Third UN World Conference in 2015

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