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The effects of climate change risks on the Mud architecture in Wadi Hadhramaut, Yemen


Al-Masawa, Mazen Ibrahim and Abdul Manab, Norlida and Omran, Abdelnaser (2018) The effects of climate change risks on the Mud architecture in Wadi Hadhramaut, Yemen. In: The Impact of Climate Change on Our Life. Springer, Singapore, pp. 57-77. ISBN 978-981-10-7747-0

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Abstract

This study aims at studying the effects of climate change risks on the mud architecture in Wadi Hadramout, Yemen. The intention of this study was to contribute to mud architecture in Wadi Hadhramaut by identifying and addressing the effect of expected climate changes on mud architecture building to maintain this unique architecture and human heritage toward sustainable development. This study has concluded that climate change scenarios in Yemen, especially in Wadi Hadhramaut, indicate that a significant increase in the rated temperature in that region will appear in the fifth decade of this century. The scenarios also confirm on the expected increase in precipitation, which increases the probability of exposure to the mud architecture in the region to multiple risks and disasters that could reach the threat of the disappearance of villages and cities in Wadi Hadhramaut which contain more than 90% of the components of buildings currently made from mud architecture.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Climate change Mud architecture Risks Wadi Hadhramaut Yemen
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2019 08:40
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2019 08:40
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/25781

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