The Consequences Of Global Disasters

Author: Anthony Elliott
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317505883
Size: 74.93 MB
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The Consequences of Global Disasters makes a distinctive contribution to the ever-expanding field of disaster research by developing a multi-contextual, multi-disciplinary and multi-methodological approach to the social analysis of ...

Japan After 3 11

Author: Pradyumna P. Karan
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813167310
Size: 71.74 MB
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Balancing the natural and social sciences, this timely volume offers not only a model of interdisciplinary research for scholars but also an invaluable guide to the planning and implementation of reconstruction.

Encyclopedia Of Crisis Management

Author: K. Bradley Penuel
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506354998
Size: 23.76 MB
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The work concludes with a comprehensive Index, which—in the electronic version—combines with the Reader's Guide and Cross-References to provide thorough search-and-browse capabilities.

Safer Homes Stronger Communities

Author: Abhas K. Jha
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821382684
Size: 45.66 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 ...

Strong Safe And Resilient

Author: Abhas K. Jha
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821398318
Size: 63.10 MB
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Disaster risk management is essential in the fight against poverty. Disasters can, in an instant, wipe out decades of hard-fought poverty reduction and development gains and push countless households into poverty.

Humanitarian Architecture

Author: Esther Charlesworth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317690788
Size: 44.26 MB
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This book documents and analyses the expanding role for architects in designing projects for communities after the event of a natural disaster.

Learning From Megadisasters

Author: Federica Ranghieri
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 1464801541
Size: 71.83 MB
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These are the lessons to be learned from Japan's own megadisaster: the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011, the fi rst disaster ever recorded that included an earthquake, a tsunami, a nuclear power plant accident, a power supply failure, ...