Urban Regions Now Tomorrow

Author: Sonja Deppisch
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3658167599
Size: 36.29 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.

Safer Homes Stronger Communities

Author: Abhas K. Jha
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821382684
Size: 25.28 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 ...

Earthquake Hazard Impact And Urban Planning

Author: Maria Bostenaru Dan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 940077981X
Size: 74.50 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.

Natural Hazards Unnatural Disasters

Author: United Nations
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821380508
Size: 59.53 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 ...

Principles Of Emergency Planning And Management

Author: David E. Alexander
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780195218381
Size: 23.39 MB
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As interest in planning for emergencies and disasters burgeons, and educational and training programs proliferate, Principles of emergency planning and management is the first book to meet the need for a concise yet comprehensive and ...

Handbook For Blast Resistant Design Of Buildings

Author: Donald O. Dusenberry
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470170549
Size: 40.28 MB
Format: PDF
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The Handbook for Blast Resistant Design of Buildings features contributions from some of the most knowledgeable and experienced consultants and researchers in blast resistant design.

Mapping Vulnerability

Author: Greg Bankoff
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1849771928
Size: 16.36 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.