Natural Disasters And Development In A Globalizing World

Author: Mark Pelling
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415279577
Size: 43.90 MB
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Authorative and comprehensive, this book makes clear that there are links between global scale processes and local experiences of disaster, but underlies the difficulty of attributing blame for individual disasters on specific global ...

Natural Disasters

Author: Marcia Amidon Lusted
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 9781617147753
Size: 63.10 MB
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This title examines one of the world's critical issues, the loss of biodiversity.

Natural Disasters

Author: D.E. Alexander
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780412047411
Size: 42.51 MB
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Here is a comprehensive overview of the geophysical, technological, and social aspects of natural disasters.

Natural Disasters

Author: Tim Wood
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781568470856
Size: 77.45 MB
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Summarizes natural disasters throughout history, emphasizing the causes, the loss of life and property, and ways of lessening the damage.

A Safer Future

Author: U.S. National Committee for the Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309597757
Size: 46.83 MB
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Initial priorities for U.S. participation in the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, declared by the United Nations, are contained in this volume.

Exploring Natural Disasters

Author: Stella Sands
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781561564873
Size: 70.76 MB
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Summarizes natural disasters throughout history, emphasizing the causes, the loss of life and property, and ways of lessening the damage.

Natural Disasters

Author: David C. Alexander
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351429221
Size: 66.58 MB
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As a well balanced and fully illustrated introductory text, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the physical, technological and social components of natural disaster.

Natural Disasters

Author: P. A. Merriman
Publisher: Thomas Telford
ISBN: 9780727719362
Size: 75.72 MB
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In the light of these figures, the United Nations proclaimed the 1990s as the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction and this book focuses on the British contribution to the Decade and is supplemented by papers from America, ...

The Phoenix Of Natural Disasters

Author: Kathryn Gow
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781604561616
Size: 37.19 MB
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This book encompasses discussions between Kathryn Gow and Douglas Paton, both psychologists who have researched stress, burnout, trauma, and recovery in natural disasters.