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Incorporating Wind Damage in Potential Flood Loss Estimation

Wind Damage

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Dr. Yi Wang, Dr. Herath Srikantha

Institute for Sustainability and Peace, United Nations University, Japan

Emerging Policy for Coastal Disaster Reduction after Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Dr. Nobuo Mimura,

Institute for Global Change Adaptation Science, Ibaraki University, JAPAN

On 15 November 2011, University of Ibaraki Professor, Dr. Nobuo Mimura, addressed “Damages from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, and Emerging Policy for Coastal Disaster Reduction in Japan” for the 2011 UN-CECAR Asia Conference at UNU.The following is the abstract of the keynote. The essay and proceedings of the conference will be available soon.

Flood Disaster Management in Pakistan: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice

Dr. Habib ur Rehman, Dr. Noor Muhammad Khan, Dr. Abdul Sattar Shakir

Civil Engineering Department, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan

UN-CECAR launched its first intensive short courses on "Building Resilience to Climate Change"

13 September 2010

"UN-CECAR launched its first intensive short courses on 'Building Resilience to Climate Change'"
For more, read our blog entry, or visit the UNU-ISP website.

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