This book examines the connections between natural disasters and sustainable development on a global, regional, and national scale. Its primary objective is to shed light on these connections.

Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction [ Download pdf Below]

Although disasters and development are intimately intertwined, the term “Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction” does not accurately reflect the relationship between the two.

Extremely pertinent in view of the effects of climate change and the growing number of deaths and injuries caused by natural catastrophes.


Designed to coincide with the unveiling of post-millennium development goals sustainable development targets after 2015

radically original conceptually, successfully crossing traditional academic divides

Calls to action sent to the academic community, graduate students, policy-makers, and practitioners


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