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The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience

Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning

Edited by: Michael K. Lindell

Print publication date:  August  2019
Online publication date:  July  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138886957
eBook ISBN: 9781315714462
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315714462
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The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience emphasizes the intersection of urban planning and hazard mitigation as critical for community resilience, considering the interaction of social, environmental, and physical systems with disasters. The Handbook introduces and discusses the phases of disaster ? mitigation, preparedness/response, and recovery ? as well as each of the federal, state, and local players that address these phases from a planning and policy perspective.

Part I provides an overview of hazard vulnerability that begins with an explanation of what it means to be vulnerable to hazards, especially for socially vulnerable population segments. Part II discusses the politics of hazard mitigation; the failures of smart growth placed in hazardous areas; the wide range of land development policies and their associated risk; the connection between hazards and climate adaptation; and the role of structural and non-structural mitigation in planning for disasters. Part III covers emergency preparedness and response planning, the unmet needs people experience and community service planning; evacuation planning; and increasing community capacity and emergency response in developing countries. Part IV addresses recovery from and adaption to disasters, with topics such as the National Disaster Recovery Framework, long-term housing recovery; population displacement; business recovery; and designs in disasters. Finally, Part V demonstrates how disaster research is interpreted in practice ? how to incorporate mitigation into the comprehensive planning process; how states respond to recovery; how cities undertake recovery planning; and how to effectively engage the whole community in disaster planning.

The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience offers the most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge research at the intersection of urban planning and disasters from a U.S. perspective. This book serves as an invaluable guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students, future professionals, and practitioners interested in urban planning, sustainability, development response planning, emergency planning, recovery planning, hazard mitigation planning, land use planning, housing and community development as well as urban sociology, sociology of the community, public administration, homeland security, climate change, and related fields.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  An Overview of Hazards, Vulnerability, and Disasters Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Impacts on Socially Vulnerable Populations Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Risk Communication Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Next Generation Mitigation in a Changing World Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The Politics and Governance of Mitigation Download PDF
Chapter  6:  A General Framework for Analyzing Planning for Community Resiliency Download PDF
Chapter  7:  The Adoption of Hazard Mitigation and Climate Change Adaptation Policies, Programs, and Actions by Local Jurisdictions along the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Recovery Versus Protection-Based Approaches to Flood Risk Reduction Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Hazard Mitigation and Climate Change Adaptation Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Unmet Needs and Community Service Planning for Disasters Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Evacuation Planning Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Emergency Preparedness and Immediate Response to Disasters Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Understanding Disaster Recovery and Adaptation Download PDF
Chapter  15:  The National Disaster Recovery Framework Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Housing Recovery after Disasters Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Population Displacement Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Business and Economic Impacts and Recovery Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Facilitating Quality Design and Community Engagement in Housing Recovery Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Influences of Research on Practice Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Incorporating Hazard Mitigation into the Local Comprehensive Planning Process Download PDF
Chapter  22:  The Role of States in Disaster Recovery Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Recovery Planning with U.S. Cities Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Reflections on Engaging Socially Vulnerable Populations in Disaster Planning Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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