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Workshop on Urban Risk Reduction in Asia

Workshop on Urban Risk Reduction in Asia (2001 AhmadДЃbДЃd, India)

Workshop on Urban Risk Reduction in Asia

29 March 2001, Ahmedabad, India

by Workshop on Urban Risk Reduction in Asia (2001 AhmadДЃbДЃd, India)

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Published by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementorganized by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Center for Environmental Planning and Technology [and] Asian Disaster Preparedness Center ; with support from United States Agency for International Development
SeriesProceedings / [Asian Urban Disaster Mitigation Program] -- 1
ContributionsAhmadābād (India), Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (Ahmadābād, India), Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, United States. Agency for International Development
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV551.5.A78 W67 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 57 p. :
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24498060M
LC Control Number2010443649

Over 40 participants attended the workshop, including representatives from several different municipalities in Latin America, representatives from the Haitian Red Cross, the UN, and ECHO, as well as government and regional disaster risk reduction specialists. The workshop provided a welcome forum for education on international disaster response. BUILDING URBAN RESILIENCE THROUGH DISASTER RISK REDUCTION IN ASIA AND PACIFIC Priorities, Good Practices and Lessons Learnt Figures 1 FIGURE 1 Trends in Urbanization in Asia Pacific Sub-regions in millions 5 FIGURE 2 Relationship of Drivers of DRR and Resilience, and Sustainable Urban Development 29 FIGURE 3 Slum Mapping Done in India with.

  The year was a landmark for UNISDR with the agreement of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction on 18 March in Sendai, Japan and its adoption by all Member States through General Assembly Resolution 69/ in June Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia A workshop on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – organized by the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) and the The work on the notion of risk perception in urban communities and.

Abstract This is a summary report of the South Asia Region and the East Asia Pacific regions training workshop from April , on the importance of disaster risk reduction and risk transfer including major concepts, models, and various applications of disaster risk reduction around the globe. Emily Y.Y. Chan, Janice Y. Ho, in Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia, Hong Kong, an Asian urban, densely populated community, can serve as a starting point for understanding urban community disaster health risk literacy and preparedness in Asia.


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Regional Workshop on Urban Risk Reduction Damascus, Syria, 4 – 5 November tool for Asia, the City Primer that has been piloted in five cities in the Arab region. Findings from the pilot study, other existing assessment tools and inputs and experiences from the participants will.

• Risk and Poverty Linkages • Climate Change context CC impact, multiplicity of actors, how to use DRR in CCA, resources for adaptation plans, etc • Assessment and safety of critical infrastructure “health facilities and schools” is key for urban risk reduction. To help build policy makers’ capacity to improve and refine this food security system, ADBI, APTERR, and AFSIS will hold the Policy Workshop on Food Security and Disaster Risk Reduction in East Asia in Bangkok, 16–18 January Chapter 5 Hyogo framework for action and urban risk reduction in Asia Chapter 6 Future perspective of urban risk reduction Chapter 7 Earthquake risk management, local governance, and community participation in Manila.

The workshop will result in a concrete roadmap on accelerating the development of local disaster risk reduction strategies in the region. Outcomes of the consultative workshop will be shared at the Seventh Asia-Pacific Urban Forum ( October in Malaysia) and subsequent forums and events, including the Asia-Pacific Ministerial.

The site is a shared collection of risk reduction and response tools (inclusive of IEC), disaster management tools, climate change references, guides, manuals and modules.

Some of these items have been in the Southeast Asia Regional Office's archives, and others have recently been collected from all the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the Southeast Asia Region, from: Brunei Darussalam.

Practitioners Perspective on Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Building in Asia. Published on: 06/24/ Department: Disaster Risk Management System. Type: Conference and Workshop Proceedings. Language: English.

Urban Disasters and Resilience in Asia presents the latest information on the intensity and frequency of disasters. Specifically, the fact that, in urban areas, more than 50% of the world's population is living on just 2% of the land surface, with most of these cities located in Asia and developing countries that have high vulnerability and intensification.

Urban Risk and Disaster Recovery Workshop November (Manila, Philippines) Upon the request of the Bonifacio Estate Services Corporation (BESC), ADRC/IRP and UNISDR-GETI have jointly facilitated the initial development of the Disaster Risk Reduction Action Plan (DRR-AP) for the Bonifacio Global City (BGC).

Result 2 – Innovative PAPE for disaster risk reduction, targeting specific vulnerable group brings about positive, safer behavior, improved preparedness and social change in 15 at – risk urban and pre – urban areas in four countries. A consultation session regarding the PAPE workshop outcome was conducted in all Brgys to validate the.

Chapter 1 Introduction to urban risk reduction. Chapter 2 Urban disaster risk analysis, action planning and implementation management. Chapter 3 Environmental risk reduction in urban areas.

Chapter 4 Information, education, and communication for urban risk reduction. Chapter 5 Hyogo framework for action and urban risk reduction in Asia. Events /11/25 The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) was successfully held in Ankara, Turkey.

on 25 November >>Read more. While, community-based risk reduction has been popular and practiced frequently in rural areas, its interventions in urban areas have been rather limited.

In spite of that, some megacities and urban areas have documented a number of innovative approaches of community resilience building through specific entry points of environment (waste.

The site is a shared collection of risk reduction and response tools (inclusive of IEC), disaster management tools, climate change references, guides, manuals and modules.

Some of these items have been in the Southeast Asia Regional Office's archives, and others have recently been collected from all the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the Southeast Asia Region, from:. Few countries in Asia-Pacific have taken concerted efforts for systematically mainstreaming disaster risk reduction (DRR) into various sectors of sustainable development, to address the gaps between DRR policies, plans and practices.

Three landmark events - the Sendai Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction adopted at the Third World. Infor the first time in human history, urban inhabitants outnumbered rural inhabitants globally.

It is predicted that the fastest rates of urbanization will take place in China, South-East Asia and South Asia, with cities absorbing two million new urban residents every month and projections that built-up areas will triple in the coming two decades. environment. (book 1 has a detailed discussion on the definitions of hazard, vulnerability, capacity and risk.) results from the risk assessment should enable action and form the foundation for planning and implementing disaster risk reduction measures, which are discussed in book 3.

the process of conducting a risk assessment is based on a. The workshop aims at strengthening the capacity of a range of stakeholders – including policymakers, professionals from the field of disaster management, and development and media practitioners - for disaster risk reduction in South Asia.

experiences and good practices with a focus on urban risk management and disaster risk reduction. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xviii, pages): illustrations, maps: Contents: Preface / Rajib Shaw, Hari Srinivas, Anshu Sharma --Introduction to urban risk reduction / Hari Srinivas, Rajib Shaw, Anshu Sharma --Urban disaster risk analysis, action planning and implementation management / Phong Tran, Fumio Kaneko, Rajib Shaw.

Asia and the Pacifi c for the Asian Development Bank in and became a member of the UK National Committee for Risk Reduction, serving throughout the s. In he received the UN Sasakawa Award for his work on disaster prevention. Currently he is Visiting Professor in Disaster Risk Management in the.

What is Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)? Disaster risk is the potential loss expressed in lives, health status, livelihoods, assets and services, which could occur to a particular community or a society due to the impact of a natural hazard.

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is a systematic approach to identifying, assessing and reducing that risk. MANILA, FEBRU —Urban flooding is a serious and growing development challenge for countries in East Asia including the Philippines, underscoring an urgent need to build flood risk management into regular planning of cities and towns, says a new World Bank .Chapter 3 Environmental risk reduction in urban areas.

Chapter 4 Information, education, and communication for urban risk reduction. Chapter 5 Hyogo framework for action and urban risk reduction in Asia. Chapter 6 Future perspective of urban risk reduction.

Chapter 7 Earthquake risk management, local governance, and community participation in.