3RG REPORT Preparing for Disasters in Global Cities: An International Comparison

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................................................................................................................................................................. 4 ZUSAMMENFASSUNG........................................................................................................................................... 5 EXECUTIVE.SUMMARY.......................................................................................................................................... 8 1.. INTRODUCTION.......................................................................................................................................... 10 1.1 Context and Relevance ................................................................................................................. 10 1.2 Aim ....................................................................................................................................................... 11 1.3 Methodology ..................................................................................................................................... 11 1.4 Document Outline ..........................................................................................................................12 2.. DISASTERS.AND.URBAN.SECURITY:.RESEARCH.TRENDS................................................................14 2.1 The Global City .................................................................................................................................15 2.2 Core Concepts and Definitions .................................................................................................. 16 2.3 The Vulnerable City ........................................................................................................................ 19 2.4 The Resilient City .............................................................................................................................21 2.5 Governance in urban crisis ..........................................................................................................24 3.. DISASTER.PLANNING.AND.PREPAREDNESS......................................................................................26 3.1 Risk assessment and risk analysis .............................................................................................26 3.2 Risk mitigation strategies .............................................................................................................31 3.3 Institutions and Collaboration ...................................................................................................39 4.. CONCLUSIONS.AND.IMPLICATIONS.FOR.SWITZERLAND.............................................................48 4.1 General conclusion.........................................................................................................................48 4.2 Implications for Switzerland .......................................................................................................53 REFERENCES...........................................................................................................................................................58 3RG REPORT Preparing for Disasters in Global Cities: An International Comparison

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@inproceedings{Roth20133RGRP, title={3RG REPORT Preparing for Disasters in Global Cities: An International Comparison}, author={Florian Roth}, year={2013} }