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Climate Extremes, Disasters and Health

Honda, Yasushi; Oki, Taken; Kanae, Shinjiro; Butler, Colin

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This chapter focuses on health and economic impacts of disasters, including climate extremes. The economic losses from weather- and climate-related disasters and the difference in disaster costs and deaths between developed and developing countries are described. The types of disasters (earthquakes, extreme temperature, floods, cyclones, tornadoes, hail, drought) and their health impacts are reviewed. The future trends of extreme events and adaptation, as well as conflicts in adaptation are...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorHonda, Yasushi
dc.contributor.authorOki, Taken
dc.contributor.authorKanae, Shinjiro
dc.contributor.authorButler, Colin
dc.contributor.editorColin D Butler
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-03T01:33:21Z
dc.identifier.isbn9781780642659
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/196482
dc.description.abstractThis chapter focuses on health and economic impacts of disasters, including climate extremes. The economic losses from weather- and climate-related disasters and the difference in disaster costs and deaths between developed and developing countries are described. The types of disasters (earthquakes, extreme temperature, floods, cyclones, tornadoes, hail, drought) and their health impacts are reviewed. The future trends of extreme events and adaptation, as well as conflicts in adaptation are discussed.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCABI Publishing
dc.relation.ispartofClimate Change and Global Health
dc.relation.isversionof1st Edition
dc.rights© CAB International 2014. Climate Change and Global Health (ed. C.D. Butler)
dc.source.urihttps://www.cabi.org/bookshop/book/9781780642659/
dc.titleClimate Extremes, Disasters and Health
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
dc.date.issued2014
local.identifier.absfor110305 - Emergency Medicine
local.identifier.ariespublicationu6048437xPUB592
local.publisher.urlhttps://www.cabi.org/
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationHonda, Yasushi, Tsukuba University
local.contributor.affiliationOki, Taken, University of Tokyo
local.contributor.affiliationKanae, Shinjiro, Tokyo Institute of Technology
local.contributor.affiliationButler, Colin, College of Health and Medicine, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage54
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage64
local.identifier.doi10.1079/9781780642659.0054
local.identifier.absseo920413 - Social Structure and Health
dc.date.updated2019-08-04T08:23:22Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationUnited Kingdom
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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