Natural Hazards, UnNatural Disasters

Natural Hazards, UnNatural Disasters

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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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