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  1. Recovery after Disaster

    Providing Shelter and Rebuilding Communities

    By Ian Davis, David Alexander

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Disaster Risk Reduction for Economic Growth and Livelihood

    Investing in Resilience and Development

    Edited by Ian Davis, Kristalina Georgieva, Kae Yanagisawa

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    The prevalence of natural disasters in recent years has highlighted the importance of preparing adequately for disasters and dealing efficiently with their consequences. This book addresses how countries can enhance their resilience against natural disasters and move towards economic growth and...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific

    Edited by Ian Davis

    This book uses two international frameworks—the Millennium Development Goals and the Hyogo Framework for Action, a program focused on disaster risk management—to study the key trends in the region in terms of disaster incidence, sources of vulnerability and social and economic challenges. As both...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Reducing Disaster Risks

    Progress and Challenges in the Caribbean Region

    Edited by Ian Davis, Steve Bender, Fred Krimgold, Franklin McDonald

    Series: Environmental Hazards Series

    Are we winning or losing the battle for safe environments? In 1984, leading disaster risk management professionals and researchers met in Jamaica for the Ocho Rios conference on Disaster Mitigation. In this collection, key experts reflect on the progress made in disaster risk reduction since that...

    Published March 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. At Risk

    Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability and Disasters, 2nd Edition

    By Piers Blaikie, Terry Cannon, Ian Davis, Ben Wisner

    The term 'natural disaster' is often used to refer to natural events such as earthquakes, hurricanes or floods. However, the phrase 'natural disaster' suggests an uncritical acceptance of a deeply engrained ideological and cultural myth. At Risk questions this myth and argues that extreme natural...

    Published November 13th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Disasters and the Small Dwelling

    Perspectives for the UN IDNDR

    By Yasemin Aysan

    Edited by Ian Davis

    This book contains the proceeding of the conferences on Disasters and the Small Dwelling, held at Oxford in September 1990. The 26 papers cover recent experiences of post-disaster shelter and housing provision, review what has been achieved, what needs disseminating and implementing, and assesses...

    Published January 1st 1992 by Routledge

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