Climate Change, Extreme Events and Disaster Risk Reduction: Towards Sustainable Development Goals
This book focuses on the above stated international efforts as well as
considering local case studies. The book contains two parts: Evidence of
Climate Change and Extreme Events; and Coping with Extreme Events and
Disasters. Chapter 1 summarizes the most important international initiatives,
followed by 10 case studies dealing with evidence of climate change and
extreme events. Part II contains 9 case studies focusing on coping mechanisms
and disaster response. Therefore, the book represents a contribution towards
the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework of DRR.
The book is additionally useful for those involved in DRR research as well as
policy makers—such as disaster management authorities, etc.
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