Eco-system Based Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan: a Handbook for Practitioners

This handbook introduces some approaches to disaster risk management based on a symbiotic relationship between nature and humanity, and compiles basic information on practical matters for reference.

It highlights some of the benefits and advantages of Eco-system based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR), the traditional and new ecosystem-based approaches as well as the key points in adopting them.

The handbook also presents referential case studies, and the administrative policy in Japan for Eco-DRR. 

 

Japanese Ministry of Environment, 2016 

Online Report
http://www.preventionweb.net/files/48400_ecodrr.pdf

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