Matthias Garschagen

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A product of the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative 2 foreword Insurance approaches have been mentioned in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) climate negotiations since the Convention was framed in the early 1990s. More recently, the issue has received renewed attention in the Kyoto Protocol, the Bali Action Plan, and in(More)
cities and countries should be established according to the level of urban vulnerability and the speed of urban growth. The proportion allocated to risk management in small and mid-sized cities must grow. It is essential that investments go beyond improving technical infrastructures and physical assets (such as housing); also crucial is developing human(More)
Disaster risk information is spatial in nature and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) play an important key role by the services they provide to OPEN ACCESS ISPRS Int. 1849 society. In this context, to risk management and governance, in general, and to civil protection, specifically (termed differently in many countries, and(More)
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