Natural Hazards Unnatural Disasters

Author: United Nations
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821380508
Size: 79.28 MB
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"A combination of case studies, data on many scales, and application of economic principles...[this report] provides an understanding of the relative roles of the market, government intervention, and social institutions in determining and ...

Safer Homes Stronger Communities

Author: Abhas K. Jha
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821382684
Size: 65.64 MB
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This handbook is designed to guide public sector managers and development practitioners through the process of large-scale housing reconstruction after major disasters, based on the experiences of recent reconstruction programs in Aceh ...

Urban Regions Now Tomorrow

Author: Sonja Deppisch
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3658167599
Size: 48.14 MB
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This book points to three dominant concepts of how to deal with long-term or surprising and also sudden catastrophic changes, with a main focus on resilience.

Earthquake Hazard Impact And Urban Planning

Author: Maria Bostenaru Dan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 940077981X
Size: 25.50 MB
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Today interventions are needed on a city, rather than a building, scale. This work deals with the impact of earthquakes, including also a broader view on multihazards in urban areas.

Mapping Vulnerability

Author: Greg Bankoff
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1849771928
Size: 80.48 MB
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Written and edited by a distinguished group of disaster scholars and practitioners, this book is a counterbalance to those technocratic approaches that limit themselves to simply looking at disasters as natural phenomena.

Disaster Resilience From A Sociological Perspective

Author: Barbara Lucini
Publisher: Springer Science & Business
ISBN: 3319047388
Size: 44.19 MB
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This timely volume reviews sociological definitions and models of disaster, identifying core features of vulnerability and multiple levels of individual and social resilience.

The Italian Civil Security System

Author: Federica Di Camillo
Publisher: Edizioni Nuova Cultura
ISBN: 8868122480
Size: 14.23 MB
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Civil security is an increasingly important policy field in Europe, as both Member States and the EU work to protect European societies from a range of threats and risks including natural and man-made disasters as well as terrorist attacks.

The Regional Integration Manual

Author: Philippe De Lombaerde
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136702040
Size: 15.85 MB
Format: PDF
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The Regional Integration Manual brings together different methods for monitoring and analysing regional integration processes in a systematic way.