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Title Integrated risk governance : science plan and case studies of large-scale disasters / Peijun Shi, Carlo Jaeger, Qian Ye, editors
Published Berlin : Springer, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource : color illustrations
Series IHDP-integrated risk governance project series, 2194-6728
IHDP-integrated risk governance project series.
Contents Part 1. Integrated Risk Governance Project Science Plan -- Executive Summary / The Scientific Planning Committee of IHDP-IRG Project and Qian Ye -- The Challenge / The Scientific Planning Committee of IHDP-IRG Project and Qian Ye -- Research Programme / The Scientific Planning Committee of IHDP-IRG Project and Qian Ye -- Outcomes / The Scientific Planning Committee of IHDP-IRG Project and Qian Ye -- Implementation Strategy / The Scientific Planning Committee of IHDP-IRG Project and Qian Ye -- Part 2. Case Studies of Large -- Scale Disasters -- Experience, Lessons and Recommendation of China's Response to the Wenchuan Earthquake Disaster / Peijun Shi, Lianyou Liu, Jing'ai Wang, Wei Xu and Weihua Fang, et al. -- Experience, Lessons and Recommendations of China's Response to Sleet & Snow Disaster in South / Peijun Shi, Weihua Fang, Wenjie Dong, Ning Li and Wei Xu, et al. -- Avoiding the Avoidable: Towards a European Heat Waves Risk Governance / Wiebke Lass, Armin Haas, Jochen Hinkel and Carlo Jaeger -- Hurricane Katrina: A Teachable Moment / Qian Ye and Michael H. Glantz -- The Great Tangshan and Wenchuan Earthquakes in China: A Preliminary Comparison and Lessons Learned / Guoyi Han, Wei Xu, Jifu Liu and Peijun Shi -- Comparative Study on Sleet and Snow Disaster in Southern China and Hurricane Katrina Disater in USA / Ming Wang, Lili Lu and Peijun Shi -- Chinese Paradigm of Catastrophe Risk Governance / Peijun Shi and Yanhua Liu -- The Community Model of Integrated Natural Disaster Risk Governance in China / Peijun Shi, Wendong Nie, Weihua Fang, Jianliang Nie and Weixing Zhang, et al
Summary "Integrated Risk Governance: Science Plan and Case Studies of Large-scale Disasters" is the first book in the IHDP-Integrated Risk Governance Project Series. It consists of two parts: Part I: Integrated Risk Governance Project Science Plan, which outlines the challenge, research programme, outcomes, and implementation strategy of the IRG Project; and Part II: Case Studies of Large-scale Disasters, which includes case analyses of experience, lessons learned and recommendations on various large-scale disasters around the world, such as the Tangshan and Wenchuan earthquakes and the great ice storm in China, European heat waves, and Hurricane Katrina in the USA. The community model of integrated natural disaster risk governance and paradigm of catastrophe risk governance in China are also presented. Prof. Peijun Shi works at Beijing Normal University, China; Prof. Carlo Jaeger works at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany; Prof. Qian Ye works at Beijing Normal University, China
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Emergency management.
Emergency management -- Planning.
Risk assessment.
Form Electronic book
Author Shi, Peijun, editor
Jaeger, Carlo, editor
Ye, Qian, editor
LC no. 2012942018
ISBN 3642316417 (electronic bk.)
9783642316418 (electronic bk.)