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  1. Responding to Urban Disasters

    Resilience and Recovery

    By David Sanderson

    As cities continue to grow, so the inevitability of more urban disasters increases. More and better aid assistance will be needed. Yet the current humanitarian response system that was developed for rural areas is ill-suited for working in urban environments. What then needs to change and what...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  2. Urban Pluvial and Coincidental Flooding

    Edited by Čedo Maksimovic, Adrian Saul

    Series: Urban Water Series

    Pluvial flooding is defined as flooding that results from rainfall-generated overland flow, before the runoff enters any watercourse or sewer. It is usually associated with high intensity rainfall events (typically >30mm/h) but can also occur with lower intensity rainfall or melting snow...

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 by CRC Press

  3. Urban Planning After Disasters

    Edited by Robert Olshansky

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge

  4. Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    This book aims at making lessons learnt from previous disasters available and comprehensible to students of disaster medicine, disaster public health and humanitarian studies. Readers will gain insight and theoretical understanding of the public health issues related to disaster and medical...

    To Be Published March 30th 2016 by Routledge

  5. Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia

    A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change

    Edited by Carl Middleton, Rebecca J. Elmhirst, Supang Chantavanich

    This volume contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability and resilience associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular...

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge

  6. The Consequences of Global Disasters

    Edited by Anthony Elliott, Eric L. Hsu

    Series: Antinomies

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Hazards: The Basics

    By Robert McCulloch

    Series: The Basics

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Social Media

    Building Community Resilience

    By Suzanne L. Frew, David Kozuki, Caitria O'Neill

    Series: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

    To Be Published April 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Design for Urban Disaster

    Response, Resilience, Transformation

    Edited by David Sanderson, Jerold Kayden, Julia Leis

    Design for Urban Disaster brings together writings from humanitarian aid workers and built environmental practitioners to address the crucial questions around improving disaster response, building long term resilience and transformation, which explores the fundamental changes that reduce or even...

    To Be Published April 15th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Socio-economic Recovery in Crisis and Fragile Settings

    Aid, People and Institutions

    Edited by Gemma van der Haar, Dorothea Hilhorst, Bart Weijs

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    An estimated 1.2 billion people live in countries affected by conflict or fragility. Poverty in these settings is usually extreme, and it is a major challenge for people to regain their livelihoods. Governments and international actors seek ways to enable socioeconomic recovery, partly out of...

    To Be Published May 1st 2016 by Routledge