Chapter 23: Neo-medievalism: self-governed sub national governments
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In the context of Neo-Medievalism, this chapter attempts to give a Global overview of the institutionalization of Urban Governance, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) over the years, in the governmental set up to deal with the global existential risks associated to the Anthropocene, manifested as threats associated with geo-physical features of the urban settings and risks emerging from the climate change. To bring sustainability and general welfare to the population oscillating with demographical transitions ensuing with techno-economic and associated social changes, the vital issue to be addressed therefore is, about the apt mechanism of risk governance nuanced with democratic ethos to be employed at Sub National Governance level to insulate the urban community from the influences of risks intrinsic to geo-physical characteristics of the locations, climate change besides emerging neo-urban risks.

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