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Towards a ‘Responsibility to Provide’ (R2Provide) in Southeast Asia

See Seng Tan

in The Responsibility to Provide in Southeast Asia: Towards an Ethical Explanation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529200720
eISBN:
9781529200751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200720.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the responsibility to provide (R2Provide) and furnishes a sense of the diplomatic, normative and political conditions from which the notion emerged. The policy and academic ... More


An Imperial Disaster: The Bengal Cyclone of 1876

Benjamin Kingsbury

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190876098
eISBN:
9780190942946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876098.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The storm came on the night of 31 October. It was a full moon, and the tides were at their peak; the great rivers of eastern Bengal were flowing high and fast to the sea. In the early hours the ... More


Heat and Severe Weather

Alan H. Lockwood

in Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034876
eISBN:
9780262335737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034876.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A hotter climate means there will be more heat waves and heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke, the leading causes of weather-related death in the US. Without mitigation, ... More


Forest Regeneration following Hurricanes and Fires

Robin L. Chazdon

in Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226117911
eISBN:
9780226118109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118109.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on patterns of regeneration following hurricanes and fires in tropical forests. After these disturbances, some trees remain and produce seeds and resprouts, promoting more rapid ... More


The Cyclone

Benjamin Kingsbury

in An Imperial Disaster: The Bengal Cyclone of 1876

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190876098
eISBN:
9780190942946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876098.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

The first part follows news of the disaster as it reached the British district officers. Officials in Bakarganj recommended that the government make a substantial contribution to relief, but their ... More


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