The paper reviews the current knowledge on the implications of climate change for extreme weather and analyzes the ability of EcA countries to mitigate and manage the impact of extreme events. It recommends a variety of measures in the areas of financial and fiscal policy, disaster risk mitigation, and emergency preparedness and management to reduce current and future vulnerabilities.

Author names: 
O'Brien, G.
O'Keefe, P.
Rose, J.
Wisner, B.
Year: 
2006
Publisher: 
Disasters
Reference: 

O'Brien, G., O'Keefe, P., Rose, J. and Wisner, B. (2006). ‘Climate change and disaster management’. Disasters, 30, 64–80.

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