Hazards & Disasters Products

  • Emergency Management

    The American Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin

    The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience

    Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael K Lindell

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience emphasizes the intersection of urban planning and hazard mitigation as critical for community resilience, considering the interaction of social, environmental and physical systems with disasters. The Handbook introduces and discusses the phases of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Disaster Risk Governance

    Four Cases from Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Denise Thompson

    Disaster Risk Governance offers the first extensive engagement with disaster risk governance in the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa. In the last decade and a half Kenya, Jamaica, Dominica, and Zanzibar have all suffered massive destruction from disasters caused by natural hazards. Despite the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gendered Ramifications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catarina Kinnvall, Helle Rydström

    This book focuses on the challenges of living with climate disasters, in addition to the existing gender inequalities that prevail and define social, economic and political conditions. Social inequalities have consequences for the everyday lives of women and girls where power relations,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Risk Communication and Community Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bandana Kar, David M. Cochran

    Risk communication is crucial to building community resilience and reducing risk from extreme events. True community resilience involves accurate and timely dissemination of risk information to stakeholders. This book examines the policy and science of risk communication in the digital era.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Narratives of Faith from the Haiti Earthquake

    Religion, Natural Hazards and Disaster Response, 1st Edition

    By Roger Philip Abbott, Robert S. White

    This book presents an in-depth ethnographic case study carried out in the years following the 2010 Haitian earthquake to present the role of faith beliefs in disaster response. The earthquake is one of the most destructive on record, and the aftermath, including a cholera epidemic and ongoing…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • New Media in Times of Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keri K. Stephens

    New Media in Times of Crisis provides an interdisciplinary look at research focused around how people organize in times of crisis. This book is grounded in the practices of first responders, crisis communicators, people experiencing tragic events, and communities who organize on- and off-line to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • Disaster Law

    Emerging Thresholds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amita Singh

    This book looks at how legal frameworks can and do reduce risks arising out of disasters. The volume: analyses existing disaster laws and the challenges on the ground; brings together case studies from some of the most vulnerable regions; and proposes solutions to avert existing and possible…

    Paperback – 2019-05-04 
    Routledge India

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Troy Sternberg

    Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Monumental in scale and epic in development, cities have become the most visible and significant symbol of human progress. The geography on and around which they are constructed, however, has come to be viewed merely in terms of its resources and is often laid to waste once its assets have been…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Natural Hazards

    Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes, 5th Edition

    By Edward A. Keller, Duane E. DeVecchio

    The new revised fifth edition of Natural Hazards remains the go-to introductory-level survey intended for university and college courses that are concerned with earth processes that have direct, and often sudden and violent, impacts on human society. The text integrates principles of geology,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster

    Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), 1st Edition

    By Maria Ela Atienza, Pauline Eadie, May Tan-Mullins

    This book investigates the best strategies for poverty alleviation in post-disaster urban environments, and the conditions necessary for the success and scaling up of these strategies. Using the case study of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Philippines, the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

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