Disaster Risk Reduction and the Global System

Ruminations on a Way Forward

  • Michael¬†Gordy

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Climate Studies book series (BRIEFSCLIMATE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
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  15. Back Matter
    Pages 71-71

About this book


This short manuscript is both a distillation of some of the latest work on disaster risk reduction and an interpretation of this distillation from the author's political economic perspective. It is based on information found in the flagship reports on disaster risk reduction of the United Nations.
The book sums up and interprets issues of disaster risk reduction and makes them accessible to professional and non-professional readers alike, including governmental policy makers.


Holistic analysis of natural disasters Climate Change Related Natural Disasters Political Economy Disaster Risk Reduction UNISDR United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael¬†Gordy
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  1. 1.OrnexFrance

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