Published In

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-2018

Abstract

Highlights

• Everyday risk associated with inadequate basic infrastructure and poverty make even small natural hazards impactful in African cities.

• Enhanced development opportunity is the best for of risk reduction.

• Integrating risk reduction into development is constrained by donor priorities, fragmented city governance and data and monitoring gaps.

• Integrating risk reduction into development is enabled through community networks collaborating with city authorities, locally accountable leadership and improved risk data and forecasting.

Description

Open Access funded by Economic and Social Research Council. Under a Creative Commons license.

2017 Published by Elsevier B.V.

DOI

10.1016/j.cosust.2017.11.005

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/23160

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