Editorial Introduction to Part V: Sectors and Implementation

Do-it-ourselves Disas ter Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation

Authored by: Ilan Kelman , Jessica Mercer , JC Gaillard

The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation

Print publication date:  April  2017
Online publication date:  September  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138924567
eBook ISBN: 9781315684260
Adobe ISBN: 9781317408659


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Disaster risk reduction (DRR) including climate change adaptation (CCA) could never remain isolated from other sectors, as outlined in Chapter 1. In implementing the process, many other sectors are involved, intersecting with core principles and turning them into policies and actions. This interaction demonstrates the fluidity of applying DRR including CCA in practice: it must apply to and support disparate areas, connecting directly to basic needs and livelihoods which cannot be fulfilled in the face of disasters.

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