Chapter 6

National systems for managing the risks from climate extremes and disasters

 

Coordinating Lead Authors

Padma Narsey Lal

IUCN-Oceania

Australia

Thomas Mitchell

Overseas Development Institute

United Kingdom

Lead Authors

Paulina Aldunce

University of Chile

Chile

Heather Auld

Environment Canada

Canada

Reinhard Mechler

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Vienna Univ of Economics

Germany

Alimullah Miyan

South Asian Disaster Management Centre

Bangladesh

Luis Ernesto Romano

Centro Humboldt Nicaragua

El Salvador

Salmah Zakaria

UN Economic & Social Commission-Asia & the Pacific

Malaysia

Review Editors

Andrew Dlugolecki

Climatic Research Unit, University of East Anglia

United Kingdom

Takao Masumoto

National Institute for Rural Engineering, National Agriculture & Food Research Org

Japan

Contributing Authors

  • Neville Ash – Switzerland
  • Stefan Hochrainer – Austria
  • Robert Hodgson – United Kingdom
  • Tarik ul Islam – Canada
  • Sabrina McCormick – United States
  • Carolina Neri – Mexico
  • Roger Pulwarty – United States
  • Ataur Rahman – Bangladesh
  • Ben Ramalingam – United Kingdom
  • Karen Sudermeier-Reiux – France
  • Emma Tompkins – United Kingdom
  • John Twigg – United Kingdom
  • Robert Wilby – United Kingdom