Natural Disasters

Author: Lee Allyn Davis
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438118783
Size: 26.82 MB
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Discusses more than five hundred natural calamities that have devastated humanity and changed history, including hurricanes, earthquakes, famines and droughts, floods, plagues and epidemics, and volcanic eruptions. Simultaneous.

Natural Disasters

Author: D.E. Alexander
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780412047411
Size: 14.98 MB
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Here is a comprehensive overview of the geophysical, technological, and social aspects of natural disasters.

Natural Disasters

Author: David C. Alexander
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351429221
Size: 23.97 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: 61.19 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: 64.37 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.

The Impacts Of Natural Disasters

Author: Committee on Assessing the Costs of Natural Disasters
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309063949
Size: 47.91 MB
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We in the United States have almost come to accept natural disasters as part of our nations social fabric. News of property damage, economic and social disruption, and injuries follow earthquakes, fires, floods and hurricanes.

Natural Disasters In China

Author: Peijun Shi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3662502704
Size: 42.41 MB
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This is the first English language book that systematically introduces the spatial and temporal patterns of major natural disasters in China from 1949 to 2014.

Coping With Natural Disasters

Author: Allison Stark Draper
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823920716
Size: 65.26 MB
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Discusses such natural disasters as earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, and hurricanes, and how one can prepare and respond to these disasters.

Natural Disasters

Author: Marlene Bradford
Publisher: Salem PressInc
ISBN: 9780893560829
Size: 59.21 MB
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Looks at the science behind such natural disasters as avalanches, hail, typhoons, mud and rock slides, floods, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions, and discusses prevention and preparations, and rescue and relief efforts.

A Safer Future

Author: U.S. National Committee for the Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309597757
Size: 14.20 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.