Chapter 15

Recommendations and Outlook

E. Krausmann*
A.M. Cruz**
E. Salzano*    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy**    Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan    Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Abstract

Over the past decade there have been increasing efforts to tackle the problem of hazardous-materials releases from industrial installations in the wake of natural disasters. However, increasing urbanization and industrialization coupled with climate change brought about by global warming highlights the need to address the remaining research and policy gaps related to Natech risk reduction. This chapter lists and ...

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