Fernández, Manuela

Identifying Emerging Issues in Disaster Risk Reduction, Migration, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Exploring Linkages Between Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change Adaptation, Migration and Sustainable Development
Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Manuela Fernández, J. C. Gaillard, Lorenzo Guadagno, Michel Jaboyedoff

2. Human Mobility in a Socio-Environmental Context: Complex Effects on Environmental Risk
Lorenzo Guadagno

Part I. Disaster Risk Reduction

3. Disaster Risk Reduction in the Era of “Homeland Security”: The Struggle for Precautionary, Preventive, and Non-violent Approaches
Kenneth Hewitt

4. Water-Related Risks in the Area of Dakar, Senegal: Coastal Aquifers Exposed to Climate Change and Rapid Urban Development
Hans-Rudolf Pfeifer, Alex Amiguet, Vibeke Brandvold, Silwan Daouk, Anne Gueye-Girardet, Carmen Hitz, Mamadou Lamine Ndiaye, Seydou Niang, Tomohito Okuda, Jessica Roberts, Cyril Royez, Torsten Vennemann, Benoît Zen-Ruffinen

5. Dike Risk: Revealing the Academic Links Between Disaster Risk Reduction, Sustainable Development, Climate Change, and Migration
Patrick Pigeon

6. Jakarta: Mumbai—Two Megacities Facing Floods Engaged in a Marginalization Process of Slum Areas
Pauline Texier-Teixeira, Emilie Edelblutte

7. The Necessity of Early Warning Articulated Systems (EWASs): Critical Issues Beyond Response
Irasema Alcántara-Ayala, Anthony Oliver-Smith

Part II. Migration

8. Applications of Disaster Risk Reduction Principles and Operational Mechanisms to Migration in Contexts of Instability
Andrew E. Collins

9. Linking Migration, Mobility, and Development for Strengthening Adaptation to Climate and Disaster Risks: Reflections from Nepal
Bishnu Raj Upreti, Gitta Shrestha

10. Overcoming Land Tenure Barriers in Shelter and Other Reconstruction Activities in Post-disaster Settings
Ina Rehema Jahn, Lorenzo Guadagno, Ethel Gandia, Valentin Bonnefoy

11. Impacts of Outmigration on Land Management in a Nepali Mountain Area
Gudrun Schwilch, Anu Adhikari, Michel Jaboyedoff, Stéphanie Jaquet, Raoul Kaenzig, Hanspeter Liniger, Ivanna M. Penna, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Bishnu Raj Upreti

Part III. Climate Change Adaptation

12. Reflections on Disaster Diplomacy for Climate Change and Migration
Ilan Kelman

13. Local Knowledge for Addressing Climate Change Risks at Local Level: A Case Study from Nepal
Sanjaya Devkota, Ajay Chandra Lal

14. Building Farm Resilience in a Changing Climate: Challenges, Potentials, and Ways Forward for Smallholder Cocoa Production in Bolivia
Johanna Jacobi, Patrick Bottazzi, Maria Isabel Pillco, Monika Schneider, Stephan Rist

15. The Role of Traditional Knowledge to Frame Understanding of Migration as Adaptation to the “Slow Disaster” of Sea Level Rise in the South Pacific
Keith Morrison

16. Conclusions: Linking Sustainable Development, Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change Adaptation, and Migration—Policy Implications and Outlook
Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Manuela Fernández, J. C. Gaillard, Michel Jaboyedoff, Ivanna M. Penna

Keywords: Environment, Climate Change, Migration, Natural Hazards, Sustainable Development, Environmental Law/Policy/Ecojustice, Environmental Management

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