Natural Disasters

Author: D.E. Alexander
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780412047411
Size: 43.22 MB
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Here is a comprehensive overview of the geophysical, technological, and social aspects of natural disasters.

Natural Disasters

Author: Lee Allyn Davis
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438118783
Size: 57.61 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: Marcia Amidon Lusted
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 9781617147753
Size: 58.46 MB
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This title examines one of the world's critical issues, the loss of biodiversity.

Natural Disasters

Author: Tim Wood
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781568470856
Size: 46.32 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: P. A. Merriman
Publisher: Thomas Telford
ISBN: 9780727719362
Size: 77.34 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 Vulnerability Of Cities

Author: Mark Pelling
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136551476
Size: 29.81 MB
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This introductory user's guide to systems analysis and systems design focuses on building sustainable information systems to meet tomorrow's needs.

Coping With Natural Disasters

Author: Allison Stark Draper
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823920716
Size: 42.64 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: Joyce E. Newson
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
ISBN: 9780836829068
Size: 69.89 MB
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Discusses various types of natural disasters, including earthquakes, volcanoes, tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, floods, droughts, famine, epidemics, and plagues.

The Impacts Of Natural Disasters

Author: Committee on Assessing the Costs of Natural Disasters
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309063949
Size: 20.48 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.