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Water and Disasters

Edited By: Chennat Gopalakrishnan and Norio Okada
136 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Routledge
Water and Disasters
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This book is the first major attempt to address, comprehensively and in-depth, the many issues associated with water and disasters. It is particularly relevant and topical in view of the increasing frequency and intensity of water-triggered disasters that have afflicted the world in recent years, among them the Indian Ocean Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina. "Water and Disasters" is a global survey - and assessment of the causes, consequences and post-recovery policies - concerning water disasters. The chapters include empirical studies, case histories, conceptual-theoretical investigations, policy perspectives, institutional analysis, and risk analysis, among others. The book features a comprehensive discussion of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, as well as major floods and droughts in England, Wales, China and the western United States. It also includes chapters on advances in decision support systems for flood disaster management and rainfall insurance.


1. Water and Disasters -- Crafting Creative Solutions / Chennat Gopalakrishnan and Norio Okada 2. Promoting Disaster Resilient Communities: The Great Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake of 26 December 2004 and the Resulting Indian Ocean Tsunami / Jason K. Levy and Chennat Gopalakrishnan 3. Floods as Catalysts for Policy Change: Historical Lessons from England and Wales / Clare L. Johnson, Sylvia M. Tunstall and Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell 4. Quantified Analysis of the Probability of Flooding in the Thames Estuary under Imaginable Worst-case Sea Level Rise Scenarios / R. J. Dawson, J. W. Hall, P.D. Bates and R. J. Nicholls 5. Advances in Decision Support Systems for Flood Disaster Management: Challenges and Opportunities / Jason K. Levy, Chennat Gopalakrishnan and Zhaohui Lin 6. Integrated Risk Management of Flood Disasters in Metropolitan Areas of China / Peijun Shi, Yi Ge, Yi Yuan & Weiping Guo 7. Rapid Economic Assessment of Flood-Control Failure among the Rio Grande: A Case Study / Zhuping Sheng, Allen Sturdivant, Ari Michelsen and Ron Lacewell 8. Adoption of More Technically Efficient Irrigation Systems as a Drought Response / Eric C. Schuck, W. Marshall Frasier, Robert S. Webb, Lindsey J. Ellingson and Wendy J. Umberger 9. Rainfall Insurance: A Promising Tool for Drought Management / Kimberley A Zeuli and Jerry K. Skees Index

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Edited By: Chennat Gopalakrishnan and Norio Okada
136 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Routledge
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