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  1. Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrients and Water Reuse

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Disasters and Social Resilience

    A bioecological approach

    By Helen Boon, Alison Cottrell, David King

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Planning for Disaster Resilience

    Edited by Shannon Van Zandt, Walter Gillis Peacock

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  4. Business and Disaster Management

    Business, organisational and consumer resilience and the Christchurch Earthquakes

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Sanna Malinen, Russell Wordsworth, Rob Vosslamber

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  5. 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 February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  6. Cultivating Empathy

    Implications for Democracy and Public Service

    By Lisa A. Zanetti

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Natural disasters appear to be increasing in frequency, and 24/7 media coverage barrages individuals not only with coverage of the event but also with appeals to donate to victims of the disaster. To what extent is it the responsibility of government to remediate the disaster, and to what extent...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  7. 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 February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Urban Planning After Disasters

    Edited by Robert Olshansky

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge

  10. 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