Dike Risk: Revealing the Academic Links Between Disaster Risk Reduction, Sustainable Development, Climate Change, and Migration

This chapter uses the term “dike risk” to demonstrate the interrelations between sustainable development, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, and migration

Patrick Pigeon

2016

Scholarcy highlights

  • This chapter uses the term “dike risk” to demonstrate the interrelations between sustainable development, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, and migration
  • The relevance of “dike risk” is investigated in the French legal and institutional context and identifies how risk is transformed by dike construction
  • To analyze the above issues, this chapter is based on a conceptual framework: “the Farmer’s curve” and the concept of resilience, consistent with social-ecological systems thinking
  • This understanding assists us in analyzing the issues at stake and how we can gain from having a more integrated and systemic approach toward DRR and environmental related policies
  • Lopez J, Pigeon P Co-evolution between structural mitigation measures and urbanization in France and Colombia: a comparative analysis of disaster risk management policies based on disaster database
  • Sustaining ecosystems and people in a changing world

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