Hazard and Risk Assessment

  • Ramesha Chandrappa
  • Sushil Gupta
  • Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha


Development planning usually does not consider climate change. As a consequence, disasters cause economic and ecologic disruption during disasters. Right from the early stages, planners should include probable hazards due to changing climate. Proper planning can reduce damage from the extreme events due to climate change. This chapter discusses some fundamentals which could help planners to save citizens, economy and ecology by consequences of changing climate.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramesha Chandrappa
    • 1
  • Sushil Gupta
    • 2
  • Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha
    • 3
  1. 1.Biomedical Waste SectionKarnataka State Pollution Control BoardBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Risk Management Solutions IndiaNoidaIndia
  3. 3.School of Environmental SciencesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DehliIndia

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