Natural Hazards, UnNatural Disasters

Natural Hazards, UnNatural Disasters

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21.29 Natural Hazards, UnNatural Disasters

Earthquakes, droughts, floods, and storms are natural hazards, but unnatural disasters are the deaths and damages that result from human acts of omission and commission. Every disaster is unique, but each exposes actions-by individuals and governments at different levels-that, had they been different, would have resulted in fewer deaths and less damage. Prevention is possible, and this book examines what it takes to do this cost-effectively. It looks at disasters… (more)

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Publisher: World Bank Publications (November 10, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 276 pages

File size: 7.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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