- Building Urban Resilience - Principles, Tools, and Practice
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In the context of emerging demographic, urbanization, and climatic trends, policy makers in East Asia face difficult decisions about medium and long-term investments in public infrastructure and urban management.
Recent tragic events in the region, among them the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami, the widespread flooding in Thailand, and the tropical storm Washi in the Philippines, illustrate the devastation, economic damage, and loss of human life that result from disasters. Th...
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- March 8, 2013, 6 p.m.
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