Water-Related Disasters and Disaster Risk Management in the People’s Republic of China

Published By: Asian Development Bank Institute | Published Date: January, 01 , 2015

Disaster risk now presents one of the most serious threats to inclusive and sustainable socioeconomic development. Coupled with anticipated increases in the frequency and intensity of weather-related events due to climate change, the PRC's population is at heightened risk. This review focuses on water-related disasters, including identification of underlying causes, current management and policies to reduce risk, and opportunities for strengthening integrated disaster risk management in the PRC.

Author(s): Asian Development Bank Institute | Posted on: Dec 21, 2015 | Views() | Download (177)

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