Document / Publication
Southasiadisasters.net issue no. 113, June 2014:
This issue of Southasiadisasters.net is an attempt to deliberate on the important issues related to disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Asia. It contains articles on a variety of DRR issues ranging from Kosi floods to Tsunami rehabilitation, and from urban risks to under nutrition. The idea behind this issue of Southasiadisasters.net is to present the readers with an overview of important DRR aspects that should be included in the deliberations at the 6th AMCDRR.
The content includes: (i) The 6th AMCDRR: Setting the Agenda for Future Deliberations; (ii) Adding to the Agenda of the 6th AMCDRR; (iii) Climate Change: What Cities Can Do? (iv) Today's Imperative: Strengthening Resilience – Ten Years After Tsunami; (v) Water Related Disaster – A Case of Kosi Pralaya (Havoc); (vi) Under Nutrition in Humanitarian Crisis: What is Missing in South Asia; (vii) Impact of Climate Change to Farmers of South Asia; (viii) Ten Years of Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh; (ix) Governance of Hyogo Framework for Action 2; (x) ResilientAfrica Network (RAN); (xi) Post Tsunami Housing Reconstruction: Mainstreaming the People's Process; (xii) UN-Habitat in Sri Lanka Plans Ahead; (xiii) Tourism: A Potential Tool for Community Resilience.