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Climate change and urban response strategy in Korea

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Title Climate change and urban response strategy in Korea
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KRIHS GDPC

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[Gyeonggi-do, South Korea] : Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements

Date 2016-07
Series Title; No KRIHS Special Report 2016
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
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Subject Industry and Technology < General
Territorial Development < Environment
Holding Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
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Abstract

Frequent and unprecedented mass disasters have occurred across the globe. in the past, natural disasters such as floods and droughts were the norm, but now diverse calamities such as heat waves, heavy snows, strong winds, and rising sea levels occur frequently. disasters resulting from climate change involve uncertainties about when they will occur. therefore, response measures should be prepared in advance. in addition, it is also difficult to expect which places will experience disasters due to climate change. disasters may occur in vulnerable places in addition to already affected areas. therefore, preventive measures against the consequences of climate change should be developed in potentially affected areas such as areas vulnerable to heat waves, regions with high impermeability, areas with high density populations, etc. this report is composed of two parts. in the first part, urban disaster prevention strategy and policy in korea is introduced. and, in the second part, the case study of (The rest omitted)