Managing Urbanization, Climate Change and Disasters in South Asia (Paperback)

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Chapter-01: Introduction.- Chapter -02: South Asia Region & its Urban Agglomerates -Changing Risk Characterization.- Chapter -03: Disaster Management Scenario of South Asia.- Chapter -04: Manifestations and Impacts of Climate Change in SAR.- Chapter -05: Urban Setups in South Asia Region (SAR) under Climate Change induced Risk.- Chapter -06: Challenges of Urbanisation led neo risks and vulnerabilities.- Chapter -07: Institutional Structure for DRR, CCA and Urban Governance.- Chapter -08: Conclusions and Future Perspective - A Road Map.

About the Author


Dr. R. K. Srivastava is a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer with extensive field experience in complex areas of governance such as general administration, management, finance, regulatory and judicial. While serving the Government of India (GoI), he had a long stint in the area of disaster management, environmental and forest management. Dr. Srivastava, while serving the DM sector at the federal level, chaired the South Asia Disaster Management Centre in Delhi. He also held the position of Director, National Institute of Disaster Management, Delhi. While serving in the state of Jharkhand as secretary to the state government, he planned and executed major infrastructure and urban development projects. As leader of a disaster management team, he authored the book "Disaster Management of India", published by UNDP. He has numerous publications on the subjects of flood management, smart cities, urban setups under climate-change-induced risks and several others in national and international journals to his credit. Dr. Srivastava was actively engaged with Jamia Millia Islamia, a central university in Delhi, and contributed his expertise to structure the courses on disaster management and climate sustainability.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789811524127
ISBN-10: 9811524122
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: July 22nd, 2021
Pages: 469
Language: English