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Chapter 13 Managing urban risk

Further reading

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ADPC, Integrating Disaster Risk Management into Urban Management (Bangkok: Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, 2013),
Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network website:
D. Dodman, J. Hardoy and D. Satterthwaite, Urban Development and Intensive and Extensive Risks, background paper to Global Assessment Report 2009 (Geneva: UNISDR, 2008),
D. Dodman et al., Understanding the Nature and Scale of Urban Risk in Low- and Middle-income Countries and Its Implications for Humanitarian Preparedness, Planning and Response (London: IIED, 2013),
M. Dubbeling, H. de Zeeuw and R. van Veenhuizen, Cities, Poverty and Food: Multi-stakeholder Policy and Planning in Urban Agriculture, RUAF Foundation and Practical Action Publishers, 2011,
Environment & Urbanization journal. London: International Institute for Environment and Development,
Forced Migration Review, Issue 34: Adapting to Urban Displacement,
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, Resilience Library:
IFRC, World Disasters Report 2010: Focus on Urban Risk (Geneva: IFRC, 2010),
IFRC, No Time for Doubt: Tackling Urban Risk. A Glance at Urban Interventions by Red Cross Societies in Latin America and the Caribbean (Geneva: IFRC, 2011),
A. K. Jha, R. Bloch and J. Lamond, Cities and Flooding: A Guide to Integrated Urban Flood Risk Management for the 21st Century (Washington DC: World Bank),
A. K. Jha, T. Miner and S. Stanton-Geddes, Building Urban Resilience: Principles, Tools and Practice (Washington DC: World Bank and Australian Aid, 2013),
M. Moench, S. Tyler and J. Lage, Catalyzing Urban Climate Resilience: Applying Resilience Concepts to Planning Practice in the ACCRN Program (2009–11) (Boulder, CO: Institute for Social and Environmental Transition International (ISET), 2011),
N. Prasad et al., Climate Resilient Cities: A Primer on Reducing Vulnerabilities to Disasters (Washington DC: World Bank, 2009),
B. Ramalingam, P. Knox Clarke, Meeting the Urban Challenge: Adapting Humanitarian Efforts to an Urban World, Paper for 27th ALNAP meeting, Chennai, January 2012,
Y. Rydin et al., Shaping Cities for Health: Complexity and the Planning of Urban Environments in the 21st Century (London: UCL-Lancet Commission, 2012),
C. Tacoli, B. Bukhari and S. Fisher, Urban Poverty, Food Security and Climate Change (London: IIED, 2013),
UNISDR, Making Cities Resilient Report 2012. My City Is Getting Ready! A Global Snapshot of How Local Governments Reduce Disaster Risk (Geneva: UNISDR, 2012),
C. Wamsler, E. Brink and C. Rivera, Planning for Climate Change in Urban Areas: From Theory to Practice, Lund University Publications, Institutional Repository, 2013,