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IRDC DAVOS 2012                PLENARY SESSION 1From Thoughts to Action: Research, Education, Training       & Application...
Disaster Risk Reduction & its Wide Ranging Challenges  Understanding the Disasters  Possible Mitigation Strategies  Res...
Nature of Disasters  Historical Focus on Natural Disasters  Evolution of Man-made Disasters  Climate Change and its imp...
Research & Education needed for  Design and Building Technology  Post Disaster Rescue and Recovery  Community Education...
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Haresh Shah - PLENARY SESSION 1 From Thoughts to Action: Research, Education, Training & Application in Disaster Risk Reduction

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Haresh Shah - PLENARY SESSION 1 From Thoughts to Action: Research, Education, Training & Application in Disaster Risk Reduction

  1. 1. IRDC DAVOS 2012 PLENARY SESSION 1From Thoughts to Action: Research, Education, Training & Application in Disaster Risk Reduction Haresh C. Shah Professor Emeritus, Stanford University Founder & Senior Advisor, Risk Management Solutions, Inc. Founder & Chairman, Asia Risk Centre, Inc. August 26, 2012 Davos, Switzerland TM
  2. 2. Disaster Risk Reduction & its Wide Ranging Challenges  Understanding the Disasters  Possible Mitigation Strategies  Research, Development and Education  Issues related to Cost/ Benefits and Public Policies TM© 2009 Risk Management Solutions, Inc. 2
  3. 3. Nature of Disasters  Historical Focus on Natural Disasters  Evolution of Man-made Disasters  Climate Change and its impact on nature and the severity/ frequency of Disasters TM© 2009 Risk Management Solutions, Inc. 3
  4. 4. Research & Education needed for  Design and Building Technology  Post Disaster Rescue and Recovery  Community Education & Training  Government Policies – Mandatory v/s Voluntary  Financial / Insurance strategies TM© 2009 Risk Management Solutions, Inc. 4

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