By Rajib Shaw, Juan Pulhin, Joy Pereira
"Following on from quantity four during this sequence, which checked out concerns and demanding situations with reference to weather swap version (CCA) and catastrophe chance relief (DRR), quantity five has a particular concentrate on Asia. Arguably one of the areas of the realm such a lot at risk of weather switch, Asia has diversified mechanisms for CCA and DRR actions. Synergies among DRR and CCA during this area are worthy not just to avoid duplicities and derive optimum advantages from scarce assets but in addition so as to add price to initiatives via classes learnt from quite a few views. This quantity offers 19 case stories from thirteen nations and areas in Asia. The case reports spotlight varied elements of CCA-DRR access issues, corresponding to coverage interventions, drought probability administration, coastal administration, agro-forestry, lagoon administration, livelihood matters and probability verbal exchange. A helpful relief to scholars and researchers within the box of catastrophe chance relief, weather switch, environmental experiences and similar hazards, it presents a better expertise at the present development of study within the box additionally for practitioners and coverage makers utilizing the collective wisdom into coverage and choice making"--Provided by way of publisher. Read more...
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Some of the ways forward suggested by the chapter include policy formulation, and institutional bases, improvements of irrigation system through related physical measures, preservation of ecosystems in the vulnerable areas, installation of early warning system, and research in the related topics. Chapter 11 by Pulhin et al. suggests that in the Philippines, while DRR and CCA are closely linked, efforts to address these were done separately, at the national level in particular, with the latter gaining greater political attention.
World Bank (2001) also identiﬁed climate change–induced problems in coastal and freshwater resources, agriculture, human health, ecosystems, and biodiversity. In their document, World Bank considered that the community resilience/well-being issues should be seen as contingent in the security of these areas. 22 TAWHIDUL ISLAM ET AL. CLIMATIC CHANGE INDUCED HAZARDS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES IN BANGLADESH The presence of uplands in the eastern, northern, and western parts of Bangladesh and the Bay of Bengal in the southern part determines the characteristics of climatic, hydrological, and geomorphological processes of Bangladesh.
This distinction may help to design the right CCA approach for the country to deal with major and minor factors responsible for making the communities susceptible to adversities. NOTE 1. Effects of north-south continental level (terrestrial to oceanic) gradient of wind pressures, monsoon wind systems, the inﬂuence of the jet stream stretched from Southeast Asia to northern Africa, waters from glacier melt in the Himalayas, ﬂuctuations in the terrestrial and sea surface temperature all contribute and make up the physical processes of Bangladesh.
Climate change adaptation and disaster risk management : an Asian perspective by Rajib Shaw, Juan Pulhin, Joy Pereira