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Coping with Regional Vulnerability : Preventing and Mitigating Damages from Environmental Disasters

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Coping with Regional Vulnerability : Preventing and Mitigating Damages from Environmental Disasters
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Coping with Regional Vulnerability
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Preventing and Mitigating Damages from Environmental Disasters
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New Frontiers in Regional Science: Asian Perspectives Ser.
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Coping with Regional Vulnerability : Preventing and Mitigating Damages from Environmental Disasters
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Coping with Regional Vulnerability : Preventing and Mitigating Damages from Environmental Disasters
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Contents
  • "Preface" -- "Contents" -- "Contributors" -- "List of Figures" -- "List of Tables" -- "Part I: Overview and Context" -- "Chapter 1: Sustainability and Human Well-Being" -- "1.1 Introduction" -- "1.2 Sustainability of What?" -- "1.3 Sustainability for Whom?" -- "1.4 Attaining Sustainability" -- "1.5 Regional Vulnerability" -- "1.6 Coping with Regional Vulnerability: The Scope of this Book" -- "1.6.1 Part II: Socioeconomic Vulnerability in a Regional Perspective" -- "1.6.2 Part III: Evaluation of Regional Vulnerability" -- "1.6.3 Part IV: Risk Management of Regional Vulnerability" -- "References" -- "Chapter 2: Water Resources Conflict Management: Social Risk Management" -- "2.1 Introduction" -- "2.2 Water Resources Conflicts Happen Everywhere" -- "2.2.1 Global Water Resources Problems Converge When Identifying Conflict" -- "2.2.2 Water Resources Conflicts in Japan" -- "2.3 What Is Sustainability?" -- "2.3.1 Conducting Reasonable and Fair Human Activities for Sustainability: A Paradigm Shift for Planning How to Manage Water Re..." -- "2.3.2 Social Inequality Is Not to Be Forgotten" -- "2.4 Meta-methodology for Water Resources Conflict Management" -- "2.4.1 Recognising the Relationship to the GES Environment" -- "2.4.2 The Circulation System for Mid- and Long-Term Water Resources Planning" -- "2.4.3 Adaptive Water Resources Planning Methodology for Social Conflict Management for Survivability" -- "2.5 Examples of Research on Conflict Management" -- "2.5.1 Creating a Process for Alternatives: A Hierarchical System and the Multi-objective Optimal Control Process" -- "2.5.1.1 The Concept of a Hierarchical System Based on the Decomposition Principle: Conflict Among Local Governments" -- "2.5.1.2 Multi-objective Optimal Water Resources Allocation Process: Conflict Between Allocated Water and Water Conservation"
  • "2.5.2 Multiple Evaluation Process: Decision-Making System in the Conflict Between Water Resources Development and Environmenta..." -- "2.5.2.1 Background and Goals" -- "2.5.2.2 Systematic Process for Decision-Making" -- "2.5.3 The Process of Managing Conflicts: Social-Psychological Conflict Analysis and Evolutional Game Theory with GMCRII (Graph..." -- "2.5.3.1 Historical Nagara Observation Analysis" -- "2.5.3.2 International Conflict Management on the Ganges Between India and Bangladesh" -- "2.6 Concluding Remarks" -- "References" -- "Part II: Socioeconomic Vulnerability in a Regional Perspective" -- "Chapter 3: The Depopulation Problem" -- "3.1 Introduction" -- "3.2 The Present State of Depopulated Areas and Development Policies in Japan" -- "3.2.1 The Present State of Depopulated Areas" -- "3.2.2 Countermeasures" -- "3.3 A Mechanism for Creation of Underpopulated Areas and Intergovernmental Grants" -- "3.3.1 A Simple Model for the Allocation of Population Between Regions" -- "3.3.2 The Role of Intergovernmental Grants" -- "3.4 A Case Study" -- "3.4.1 Structure of Revenues and Expenditures" -- "3.4.2 Utility Level" -- "3.4.3 Utility Level and Population" -- "3.5 Effects of the Countermeasures" -- "3.6 Concluding Remarks" -- "References" -- "Chapter 4: Regional Vulnerability of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area to Flood and Earthquake Disasters" -- "4.1 Introduction" -- "4.2 Risk of Flood Disasters in Tokyo" -- "4.2.1 Characteristics of Flood Disasters in Tokyo" -- "4.2.2 Countermeasures for Flood Disaster in Tokyo" -- "4.3 Risks of Earthquake Disaster in Tokyo" -- "4.3.1 Degree of Regional Risk in Tokyo" -- "4.3.2 Countermeasures for Earthquake Disaster in Tokyo" -- "4.4 Countermeasures Against Disaster in Metropolitan Area" -- "4.4.1 Damage Estimation of Flood and Earthquake Disaster in Metropolitan Tokyo"
  • "4.4.2 Shift from R̀escue and Assistance ́to C̀ooperation and Self-HelpÂ"́ -- "References" -- "Chapter 5: Regional Vulnerability in Okinawa Prefecture" -- "5.1 Introduction" -- "5.2 Analysis of Water Shortage Problem Considering Influence of Tourism in Okinawa Archipelagos" -- "5.2.1 Problems of Water Supply Works and Water Shortage" -- "5.2.1.1 Problems Concerning Water Supply Works" -- "5.2.1.2 Structure of Water Shortage Problem" -- "5.2.2 Analysis of Water Consumption of Accommodations" -- "5.2.3 Actual Water Use Amid Water Supply Restrictions in Zamami Island" -- "5.2.4 Scenario Analysis Considering Tourism Promotion" -- "5.2.4.1 Estimation of Water Supply Restriction Risk Considering Tourist Increase and Saving-Water by Residents" -- "5.2.4.2 Acceptable Numbers of the Tourists" -- "5.3 Regional Analysis for Disaster Risk Mitigation in a Depopulated and Aged Island Society" -- "5.3.1 Paradigm Shift from the Conventional Disaster Reduction Plan to the Integrated Disaster Risk Management" -- "5.3.2 Disaster Risk and Vulnerability on a Remote Island" -- "5.3.3 Analysis of Evacuation from Tsunami" -- "5.3.4 Risk Reduction with Residential Network" -- "References" -- "Chapter 6: Health and Environmental Risks Related to Water Supply and Sanitation in the Socio-environment of Rural Bangladesh" -- "6.1 Introduction" -- "6.2 Relationship Between Water Supply and Sanitation" -- "6.3 Socio-environmental Problems Related to Water Supply and Sanitation" -- "6.3.1 State of Water Supply and Sanitation" -- "6.3.1.1 Water Supply" -- "6.3.1.2 Sanitation" -- "6.3.2 Socio-environmental Problem Identification" -- "6.3.2.1 Low Awareness Levels" -- "6.3.2.2 Inadequate Technology Transfer" -- "6.3.2.3 Insufficient Communication and Limited Community Participation" -- "6.3.2.4 Lack of Responsible Management Organization"
  • "6.4 Water Supply and Sanitation Related Risks" -- "6.5 Locally Appropriate Technologies" -- "6.5.1 Water Supply" -- "6.5.2 Sanitation" -- "6.5.3 Common Factors to be Considered" -- "6.5.4 Design of Multi-purpose and Multi-stage Alternatives" -- "6.6 Conclusion" -- "References" -- "Chapter 7: Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation Awareness in Rural Bangladesh" -- "7.1 Introduction" -- "7.2 Study Area and Questionnaire Survey" -- "7.3 Current Drinking Water and Sanitation Conditions" -- "7.4 Sanitation Awareness" -- "7.5 Arsenic Contamination Awareness and Safe Water Supply" -- "7.6 Willingness to Improve Living Environments" -- "7.7 Conclusions" -- "References" -- "Part III: Evaluation of Regional Vulnerability" -- "Chapter 8: Marginal Willingness to Pay for Public Investment Under Urban Environmental Risk: The Case of Municipal Water Use" -- "8.1 Introduction" -- "8.2 Evaluation of Environmental Risk in Municipal Water Use" -- "8.2.1 Environmental Risks in a Municipal Water Use" -- "8.2.2 Model Based on the Concept of Risk" -- "8.2.3 Model Based on the Bounded Rationality" -- "8.3 Empirical Application of the Model to Valuation of Risk of Municipal Water Use" -- "8.3.1 A Preliminary Survey 1" -- "8.3.2 Preliminary Survey 2" -- "8.3.3 Model Setup" -- "8.4 Effects of Information on Risk and Public Investment" -- "8.4.1 State of Risk and Public-Private Investment" -- "8.4.2 Factors in Criteria for Decision Making by Consumers" -- "8.4.3 Effects of Information and Risk Perception on Valuation" -- "8.5 Concluding Remarks" -- "References" -- "Chapter 9: Economic Valuation for Improving Supply Reliability: Risk Countermeasures for Water Quantity and Quality in Water S..." -- "9.1 Introduction" -- "9.2 Risks for Utility Water Supply" -- "9.2.1 The Changing Nature of Utility Water Supply Risks" -- "9.2.2 Risks for the Water Utility Supply System"
  • "9.2.2.1 Water Utility System" -- "9.2.2.2 Supply Risks of the Water Utility" -- "9.3 Risk Countermeasures for the Water Utility System" -- "9.3.1 Current System for Risk Countermeasures" -- "9.3.1.1 Quantitative Risk Countermeasures" -- "9.3.1.2 Qualitative Risk Countermeasures" -- "9.3.2 Issues for Risk Countermeasure Systems" -- "9.3.2.1 Agent for Risk Valuation" -- "9.3.2.2 Quantitative Risk Countermeasures" -- "9.3.2.3 Quality Risk Countermeasures" -- "9.4 Observations Based on Economic Theory Related to a Supply System Under Risks" -- "9.4.1 Reliability Model" -- "9.4.2 Measurement of Marginal Benefit of Reliability" -- "9.4.2.1 Benefits of Risk Countermeasures" -- "9.4.2.2 Welfare Measurement of the Risk-Averse Economic Agent" -- "9.4.2.3 When Contingency Markets Is Not Available" -- "9.4.2.4 When a Contingency Market Is Available" -- "9.4.3 Benefit of Reliability Improvement for Water Utility Systems" -- "9.5 Conclusion" -- "References" -- "Chapter 10: Evaluation of the Vulnerability of Municipal Water Infrastructure" -- "10.1 Introduction" -- "10.2 Infrastructure: Risk and Vulnerability" -- "10.2.1 Risk Management and Welfare Loss due to Risk" -- "10.2.2 Vulnerability Valuation" -- "10.3 Vulnerability Evaluation Model" -- "10.3.1 Household Water Consumption Decision Problem" -- "10.3.2 Vulnerability in Water Consumption" -- "10.3.3 Welfare Evaluations of Public Investments for Vulnerability" -- "10.4 Verification of Vulnerability Evaluation Model" -- "10.4.1 The Need for Preliminary Verification" -- "10.4.2 Data" -- "10.4.2.1 Outline of Questionnaire" -- "10.4.2.2 Water Supply Performance Indicator" -- "10.4.3 Analysis of the Factors for Choosing Private Investment R" -- "10.4.3.1 Selection of Explanatory Variables" -- "10.4.3.2 Regression Analysis Using Prior Probability (pia) and a Posteriori Probability (pip)" -- "10.4.3.3 Results"
  • "Water Quality Accident (Water Outage) Risk"
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