Hazardous Areas Books

  • Habitat Conservation Opportunities in Natural Hazard Areas

    The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) and the University of North Carolina Institute for the Environment (IE) have released a report identifying opportunities to coordinate habitat conservation and hazard mitigation planning in areas at risk of flooding and other natural hazards. The report provides recommendations for improving implementation of ...

  • Shelter Co-operatives in Eastern and Southern Africa

    This is the premier edition of State of World Cities, now a biennual flagship publication of UN-HABITAT. With a foreword by UN Secretary-General Kofi Anan and an introduction by UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, the publication was the first attempt by UN-HABITAT to monitor, analyze and report on major areas of the Habitat Agenda ...

  • PLA Notes 41: General Issue

    PLA Notes is the world's leading informal journal on participatory approaches and methods reaching over 10,000 readers in 47 countries. Since its first issue in 1988, it has provided a forum for those engaged in participatory work - community workers, activists, and researchers - to share their experiences and learning with others, providing a ...

  • The State of the World's Cities Report 2001

    This is the premier edition of State of World Cities, now a biennual flagship publication of UN-HABITAT. With a foreword by UN Secretary-General Kofi Anan and an introduction by UN-HABITAT Executive Director Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, the publication was the first attempt by UN-HABITAT to monitor, analyze and report on major areas of the Habitat Agenda ...

  • Environmental Policy Analyses

    There is no doubt that environmental policies have developed enormously from the beginning of the eighties up until now. These policies have served as a test ground for many policy concepts, which have been implemented in other areas since the beginning of the nineties: in evaluation, monitoring, implementation improvement schemes, contracting or ...

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