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Cover for Learning to build resilient coastal communities: post-tsunami recovery in Sri Lanka and Indonesia.

Vulnerability to natural hazards and other environmental risks is frequently discussed at a conceptual/theoretical level but rarely investigated systematically. This study identifies the key factors, as documented in the literature and supported by substantiated primary data, that have contributed...

Author(s)
Larsen, R. K.; Thomalla, F.; Miller, F.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Social vulnerability to coastal hazards in South-east Asia: a synthesis of research insights.

Several decades of research on natural hazards have produced a large range of insights on the complex and interacting factors contributing to hazard vulnerability. Despite these insights and the efforts of the disaster risk reduction and humanitarian communities, reducing vulnerability to coastal...

Author(s)
Zou, L.; Thomalla, F.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Global changes, mangrove forests and implications for hazards along continental shorelines.

Coastal zones are becoming more hazardous due to increased population and greater susceptibility to flooding and salinization, as a result of compaction and subsidence, surface sealing and loss of buffer zones between the coast and settled areas. These conditions are exacerbated in the developing...

Author(s)
Taylor, D.; Sanderson, P. G.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism in marine protected areas.

This chapter focuses on how to manage tourism and recreation in coastal and marine reserves. Coastal and marine environments provide special challenges to tourism and recreation planners. These problems are outlined, followed by examples of how these challenges have been addressed in Tanzania,...

Author(s)
Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995892)
Type
Book chapter

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