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Learning From Megadisasters

Pub Date : 2014-06-26 | Author : Federica Ranghieri | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781464801549
ISBN 13 : 1464801541

While not all natural disasters can be avoided, their impact on a population can be mitigated through effective planning and preparedness. These are the lessons to be learned from ..


Megadisasters

Pub Date : 2009-10-19 | Author : Florin Diacu | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400833443
ISBN 13 : 1400833442

Can we predict cataclysmic disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, or stock market crashes? The Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004 claimed more than 200,000 lives. Hurricane K..


Americans At Risk

Pub Date : 2006-08-22 | Author : Irwin Redlener | Publisher : Knopf

ISBN 10 : 9780307266033
ISBN 13 : 0307266036

This important book by one of our leading experts on disaster preparedness offers a compelling narrative about our nation’s inability to properly plan for large-scale disasters a..


Americans At Risk

Pub Date : 2006-08-22 | Author : Irwin Redlener | Publisher : Knopf

ISBN 10 : 9780307266033
ISBN 13 : 0307266036

This important book by one of our leading experts on disaster preparedness offers a compelling narrative about our nation’s inability to properly plan for large-scale disasters a..


Disaster Resilient Cities

Pub Date : 2016-03-17 | Author : Yoshitsugu Hayashi | Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN 10 : 9780128103944
ISBN 13 : 0128103949

Disaster Resilient Cities: Concepts and Practical Examples discusses natural disasters, their complexity, and the exploration of different ways of thinking regarding the resilience..