Urban Planning for Disaster Recovery, 1st Edition

  • Alan March
  • Maria Kornakova
  • Published By: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN-10: 0128043237
  • ISBN-13: 9780128043233
  • DDC: 307.1216
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 274 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released November 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book focuses on disaster recovery from the perspective of urban planning, an underutilized tactic that can significantly reduce disaster risks. The book examines disaster risk reduction (DRR), in particular, the recovery stage of what is widely known as the disaster cycle. The theoretical underpinning of the book derives from a number of sources in urban planning and disaster management literature, and is illustrated by a series of case studies. It consists of five sections, each of which opens with a conceptual framework that is followed by a series of supporting and illustrative cases as practical examples. These examples both complement and critique the theoretical base provided, demonstrating the need to apply the concepts in location-specific ways.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
1: Integration and Collective Action: Studies of Urban After Disasters.
2: Urban Planning and Recovery Governance.
3: Equity in Recovery.
4: When Systems Break Down: The Role of International Aid and Humanitarian Response in Disaster Recovery.
5: Rebuilding or Repositioning: Lessons for Sandy, New Orleans, and Elsewhere.
6: Finance, Insurance, and Facilitation of Role and Responsibility Assigned to Government Be to Assert Control Over Long-Term Planning?.
7: From Recovery to Prevention: The Swiss Avalanche Program.
8: Informality: Can Formal Reconstruction Re-create Informality?.
9: Reconstructing Vulnerability After the 2013 European Floods: Oil Damage and Recovery.
10: The Opportunity for Improved Regulations After the 2009 Victorian Wildfires1 in Australia.
11: Toward Sustainable Disaster Recovery by Seeing It as “More Than a Roof Overhead”*.
12: Resilient Housing Reconstruction in the Developing World.
13: Ten Years of Great Love—The Evolution of Housing Reconstruction in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
14: Community-Driven Change.
15: Planning for Recovery: Ideas and Problematics.