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Floods and the Poor Reducing the Vulnerability of the Poor to the Negative Impacts of Floods

dc.contributor.authorIan B. Fox
dc.date.accessioned2015-02-22T01:50:17Z
dc.date.available2015-02-22T01:50:17Z
dc.date.issued2003-03-15
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11540/2425
dc.description.abstractFlood mitigation projects worldwide have tended to follow a standard, top-down, and predominantly engineering approach. This paper suggests problems with that approach, examines water-related disasters from the point of view of affected poor households, and proposes steps to help flood-prone communities prepare and cope more effectively.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherAsian Development Bank
dc.rightsCC BY 3.0 IGO
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo
dc.titleFloods and the Poor Reducing the Vulnerability of the Poor to the Negative Impacts of Floods
dc.typeReports
dc.subject.expertCoastal Waters
dc.subject.expertGroundwater Resources
dc.subject.expertInland Waterways
dc.subject.expertManaging Water Resources
dc.subject.expertWater Management
dc.subject.expertWatershed Management
dc.subject.adbIrrigation systems
dc.subject.adbShared natural resources
dc.subject.adbCatchment areas
dc.subject.naturalFloods
dc.subject.naturalLake conservation
dc.subject.naturalWater resources development
dc.subject.naturalUrban runoff
dc.title.seriesWater for All
dc.contributor.imprintAsian Development Bank
oar.themeWater
oar.adminregionAsia and the Pacific Region
oar.countryBangladesh
oar.countryBhutan
oar.countryIndia
oar.countryMaldives
oar.countryNepal
oar.countrySri Lanka
oar.countryBrunei Darussalam
oar.countryCambodia
oar.countryIndonesia
oar.countryLao People's Democratic
oar.countryMalaysia
oar.countryMyanmar
oar.countryPhilippines
oar.countrySingapore
oar.countryThailand
oar.countryViet Nam
oar.countryCook Islands
oar.countryFiji Islands
oar.countryKiribati
oar.countryMarshall Islands
oar.countryFederated States of Micronesia
oar.countryNauru
oar.countryPalau
oar.countryPapua New Guinea
oar.countrySamoa
oar.countrySolomon Islands
oar.countryTimor-Leste
oar.countryTonga
oar.countryTuvalu
oar.countryVanuatu
oar.countryAfghanistan
oar.countryArmenia
oar.countryAzerbaijan
oar.countryGeorgia
oar.countryKazakhstan
oar.countryKyrgyz Republic
oar.countryPakistan
oar.countryTajikistan
oar.countryTurkmenistan
oar.countryUzbekistan
oar.countryPeople's Republic of China
oar.countryHong Kong
oar.countryChina
oar.countryRepublic of Korea
oar.countryMongolia
oar.countryTaipei,China
dc.identifier.printisbn971-561-525-2
oar.identifierOAR-002802
oar.authorFox, Ian B.
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