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Natural Hazard Data

A Practical Guide

Asian Development Bank (author)

ISBN: 9789292610128

Publication Date: Nov 2017

Format: Paperback

Provides ADB project officers with a basic understanding of natural hazards, the nature and purpose of hazard mapping and disaster risk assessments, and the availability and sources of related data and information in taking disaster risk into account in project design. It also provides guidance on the application of data for use in integrating disaster risk considerations in country partnership strategies.
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This guide assists ADB project officers in understanding natural hazards, hazard mapping, disaster risk assessments, and in taking disaster risk into account in project design.

Asia and the Pacific faces significant exposure to every major type of geophysical and weather-related hazard, and the countries in the region consistently rank among the most at risk from the human and economic impacts of natural hazards.

The purpose of this practical guide is to provide ADB project officers with a basic understanding of natural hazards, the nature and purpose of hazard mapping and disaster risk assessments, and the availability and sources of related data and information in taking disaster risk into account in project design. It also provides guidance to ADB staff on the identification and application of data for use in integrating disaster risk considerations in country partnership strategies and individual projects.
Pages 42
Dimensions 279 x 216
Date Published 30 Nov 2017
Publisher Asian Development Bank
Subject/s Financial crises & disasters   Development economics   Development studies   Natural disasters  

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