Urban green space for disaster reduction

T. Vanlalruati, S. Pradhan
Urban green space systems play important roles in improving the ecological environment and diversity of the urban landscape. It aids in disaster prevention and reduction and also plays an important role for mitigation and temperature reduction. The shortage of disaster reduction and prevention function is one of the key points which leads to security issues of living environment specially in hill region. Increasing the area of protective and attached green space, and striving to achieve the right proportion of various types of green spaces should be considered for disaster prevention. Thus, the foundational function of green space is the key point to disaster prevention and reduction.
Vanlalruati, T. and Pradhan, S. (2017). Urban green space for disaster reduction. Acta Hortic. 1181, 43-48
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1181.5
greenspace, urban, shelter, disaster