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eBook Water and Disasters (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance) ePub

by Chennat Gopalakrishnan,Norio Okada

  • ISBN: 0415454263
  • Category: Politics and Government
  • Subcategory: Politics
  • Author: Chennat Gopalakrishnan,Norio Okada
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (March 27, 2008)
  • Pages: 136
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Chennat Gopalakrishnan, Norio Okada. This book was previously published as a special issue of International Journal of Water Resources Development. This book is the first major attempt to address, comprehensively and in-depth, the many issues associated with water and disasters. It is particularly relevant and topical in view of the increasing frequency and intensity of water-triggered disasters that have afflicted the world in recent years, among them the Indian Ocean Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina.

Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance . Binding: Paperback, softback. Biography: Chennat Gopalakrishnan is Professor of Natural Resource Economics at the University of Hawaii. He has published five books and approximately ninety journal articles and technical papers on current and emerging issues in natural resources economics and policy. Norio Okada is Professor of Social Systems Engineering at Kyoto University, Japan.

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UN-Water is the United Nations inter-agency coordination mechanism for all freshwater related matters, including sanitation. Building on a long history of coordination in the UN system, UN-Water was formalized in 2003 by the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination. It provides the platform to address the cross-cutting nature of water and maximize system-wide coordinated action and coherence.

This book is the first major attempt to address, comprehensively and in-depth, the many issues associated with water and disasters. It is particularly relevant and topical in view of the increasing frequency and intensity of water-triggered disasters that have afflicted the world in recent years, among them the Indian Ocean Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina.

Water and Disastersis a global survey -and assessment of the causes, consequences and post-recovery policies - concerning water disasters. The chapters include empirical studies, case histories, conceptual-theoretical investigations, policy perspectives, institutional analysis, and risk analysis, among others. The book features a comprehensive discussion of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, as well as major floods and droughts in England, Wales, China and the western United States. It also includes chapters on advances in decision support systems for flood disaster management and rainfall insurance.

This volume should be of special interest to disaster management planners and practitioners globally, primarily in the domain of water, in crafting creative solutions for tackling the disasters effectively, efficiently and rapidly. This book was previously published as a special issue of International Journal of Water Resources Development.