Greening Disaster Risk Management: Issues at the Interface of Disaster Risk Management and Low Carbon Development

Urban, F., Mitchell, T. and Silva Villanueva, P.
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This paper explores the links between DRM and low carbon development and thereby sheds light on a new and emerging research and development agenda.

It elaborates the carbon and greenhouse gas implications of DRM interventions and post-disaster reconstruction practices, drawing on case studies from flood risk reduction, coastal protection and drought risk reduction and considers how post-disaster housing and energy supply reconstruction can be 'greened'. The paper makes suggestions about how the carbon implications of DRM measures could be accounted for in a coherent manner.

Strengthening Climate Resilience
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01-Sep-10
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