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World risk report 2014: focus - the city as a risk area

Source(s):  Alliance Development Works
United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)

This WorldRiskReport (WRR) consists of an index, a priority topic and case studies. The index describes the disaster risk for various countries and regions. The WorldRiskReport was developed in close cooperation between scientists and practitioners. Combined expertise, i.e. scientific structure and procedure and practical competence distinguish this report from comparable academic studies.

Its contents include:

1. Urbanization – trends and risk assessment
2. Focus: The city as a risk area
2.1 Urbanization and risk – challenges and opportunities
2.2 Light and dark – citizens and invisible city-dwellers
2.3 A city of arrival and its wild growth
2.4 Urbanization and food security
3. The WorldRiskIndex 2014
3.1 The concept
3.2 Updating and modifying the indicators
3.3 The WorldRiskIndex 2014
3.4 Urban risk analysis
4. Political challenges and perspectives

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  • World risk report 2014: focus - the city as a risk area
  • Publication date 2014
  • Number of pages 74 p.
  • ISBN/ISSN 9783981449549

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