TY - CHAP A1 - Cush Ngonzo Luwesi A2 - Chris Allan Shisanya A3 - Joy Apiyo Obando ED1 - Matteo Savino Y1 - 2011-09-12 PY - 2011 T1 - Toward a Hydro-Economic Approach for Risk Assessment and Mitigation Planning of Water Disasters in Semi-Arid Kenya N2 - The term "risk" is very often associated with negative meanings. However, in most cases, many opportunities can present themselves to deal with the events and to develop new solutions which can convert a possible danger to an unforeseen, positive event. This book is a structured collection of papers dealing with the subject and stressing the importance of a relevant issue such as risk management. The aim is to present the problem in various fields of application of risk management theories, highlighting the approaches which can be found in literature. BT - Risk Management in Environment, Production and Economy SP - Ch. 2 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/16320 DO - 10.5772/16320 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-21 ER -