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Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international organizations.
ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The climate change phenomenon has contributed to severe weather disturbances over the past years, inflicting serious damage on vulnerable groups of people. This synthesis provides key lessons drawn from project evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development
ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This brief highlights lessons and recommendations from an independent evaluation report that assesses the Asian Development Bank's support for disaster prevention and recovery programs during 1995–2011.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Breaking The Disaster Cycle: Future Directions in Natural Hazard Mitigation - History of Disaster Policy, Mitigation, Ethics, Studies, Plans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides comprehensive information on disaster mitigation policy and techniques.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: The Professional in Emergency Management (IS-513) - FEMA Organization and History, Disaster Assistance, Mitigation, Exercises, USFA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,520. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides extensive information on emergency management.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: The Public Works Role in Emergency Management (IS-552) Prevention, Preparedness, Mitigation, Response, Recovery, National Response Framework (NRF), ESF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an introduction to the role of Public Works departments in community emergency management. The training is intended to help communities improve their emergency management efforts regarding the functions of public works agencies.