The Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience series serves the international urban and regional planning community, as well as those in related disciplines including public administration, architecture, engineering, political science, sociology, envrionmental and physical sciences, and the many disciplines connected to disaster work and research. The series brings together a cross-disciplinary group of experienced researchers and practitioners to author timely, interdisciplinary and practical information for practitioners, students and researchers.
By Joy Semien, Earthea Nance
May 18, 2022
This book is designed to educate vulnerable communities, emergency practitioners, and disaster researchers to increase the social and physical capacity of communities to mitigate and adapt to disaster impacts. With climate change escalating the intensity and range of disasters, we have entered...
By Davia C. Downey
July 06, 2021
Disasters and Economic Recovery provides perspectives on the economic issues that emerge before, during, and after natural disasters in an international context, by assessing the economic development patterns that emerge before and after disaster. This book will provide a historical overview of ...
By Ann-Margaret Esnard, Alka Sapat
June 26, 2014
Displacement has traditionally been conceptualized as a phenomenon that results from conflict or other disruptions in developing or unstable countries. Hurricane Katrina shattered this notion and highlighted the various dilemmas of population displacement in the United States. The dilemmas stem ...