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Main Title Climate resilient cities a primer on reducing vulnerabilities to climate change impacts and strengthening disaster management in East Asian cities / [electronic resource] :
Publisher World Bank, Sustainable Development, East Asia and Pacific Region,
Place Published Washington, D.C.
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 244450088
Subject Added Ent Climatic changes--Environmental aspects--East Asia.; Climatic changes--Risk management--East Asia.; Environmental impact analysis--East Asia.; Natural disasters--East Asia.; Natural disasters--Risk assessment--East Asia.; Risk management--East Asia.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
EJBM POD Internet only Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 11/24/2008
Collation Electronic text document (152 p.) : PDF file, col. ill., col. maps ; 4.48 MB.
Notes Title from title screen (viewed on Aug. 26, 2008) "June 2008." "The principal authors of the Primer are Federica Ranghieri, Environmental Specialist at the World Bank; Ravi Sinha, Disaster Risk Specialist with the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai; and Earl Kessler, Urban Management Consultant"--Acknowledgments. Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-149). Electronic reproduction.
Contents Notes This report "is prepared as a guide for local governments in the East Asia Region to better understand the concepts and consequences of climate change; how climate change consequences contribute to urban vulnerabilities; and what is being done by city governments in East Asia and around the world to actively engage in learning, capacity building, and capital investment programs for building sustainable, resilient communities. The Primer is applicable to a range of cities - from those starting to build awareness on climate change to those with climate change strategies and institutions already in place"--Executive summary.
Access Notes System requirements: Internet browser; Adobe Acrobat Reader.; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Corporate Au Added Ent World Bank.; World Bank. East Asia and Pacific Regional Office. Sustainable Development.; Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery.; International Strategy for Disaster Reduction.
Alternate Title Reducing vulnerabilities to climate change impacts and strengthening disaster management in East Asian cities\ Climate resilient cities 2008 primer
PUB Date Free Form c2008
BIB Level m
Medium electronic resource
OCLC Time Stamp 20081120094607
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 03518cam 2200505Ia 45020