HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
Subscriptions: RSSEmail

Natural security: protected areas and hazard mitigation, arguments for protection

  • Source(s): World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)
  • Publication date: 2008
  • ISBN/ISSN: 9782880852801
  • Author(s): Stolton, Sue; Dudley, Nigel; Randall, Jonathan
  • Number of pages: 128 p.

This document, prepared with environmental research group Equilibrium, examines in detail the impacts of floods in Bangladesh (2000), Mozambique (2000 and 2001) and Europe (2006), heat waves and forest fires in Portugal (2003), an earthquake in Pakistan (2005) and the Indian Ocean tsunami (2004) and Hurricane Katrina in the USA (2005) in illustrating the natural disaster prevention and mitigation potential of environmental conservation.

Keywords

  • Themes:Environment, Risk Identification & Assessment, Social Impacts & Resilience
  • Hazards:Cyclone, Earthquake, Flood, Heat Wave, Tsunami, Wild Fire
  • Countries/Regions:Asia, Europe, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Pakistan, Portugal, United States of America

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/8649

Tag This Document


Comma separated. E.g. gender events, women


> Log in to view your tags



Tools
Email this page