Adapting to Climate Change

Lessons from Natural Hazards Planning

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ISBN: 978-94-017-8630-0 (Print) 978-94-017-8631-7 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

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    Pages 1-38

    Introduction: Learning from Natural Hazards Experience to Adapt to Climate Change

  3. Climate Change Adaptation: Theory and Practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 39-39

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      Pages 41-56

      Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Fundamentals, Synergies and Mismatches

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      Pages 57-73

      Tackling Barriers to Climate Change Adaptation in South African Coastal Cities

  4. The Nature of Disasters and the Role Natural Hazards Planning in Building Resilient Communities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-100

      Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Highland Peru

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      Pages 101-121

      Firm Foundations or Castles on Sand? The Shifting Sources of Flood Risk and the Implications for Flood Governance: An English Case Study

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      Pages 123-144

      Planning for Resilient Coastal Communities: Emerging Practice and Future Directions

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      Pages 145-169

      Adaptation to Seismic Risk and Climate Change: San Francisco and Berkeley, California, USA

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      Pages 171-190

      Rising to the Challenge: Planning for Adaptation in the Age of Climate Change

  5. Lessons from Disaster Experience

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191

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      Pages 193-229

      Applying Hurricane Recovery Lessons in the United States to Climate Change Adaptation: Hurricanes Fran and Floyd in North Carolina, USA

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      Pages 231-268

      The 2004 Manawatu Floods, New Zealand: Integrating Flood Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

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      Pages 269-289

      Learning From Analyses of Policy Frames and Informal Institutions in the Fire Management Sector of Victoria, Australia

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      Pages 291-314

      Recovering from the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: Lessons for Climate Change Response

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      Pages 315-338

      Coastal Hazards Planning: The 2009 Tsunami and Lessons Learned for Climate Change Adaptation in Samoa

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      Pages 339-367

      Disaster Recovery in Coastal Mississippi, USA: Lessons Drawing from Hurricanes Camille and Katrina

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      Pages 369-403

      Waves of Adversity, Layers of Resilience: Floods, Hurricanes, Oil Spills and Climate Change in the Mississippi Delta

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      Pages 405-450

      Conclusions: Integrating Natural Hazards Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation through Natural Hazards Planning

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 451-461