Natural disaster management

This book was produced to mark the end of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR), a United Nations initiative to reduce the negative effects of natural disasters.

This volume communicates solutions to the problems associated with natural disasters, stimulating discussion and improvements in methods of protecting people and property. It includes contributions from over 100 experts in hazard observation and helped to raise the profile of the IDNDR initiative, bringing issues concerning natural disaster management to a wider audience.
Date:
1999
ISBN/ISSN:
0953614018
Author(s):
Ingleton, John
Pages:
320 p.
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Themes:
Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Early Warning, Education & School Safety, Environment, Health & Health Facilities, Information Management, Media, Public-private Partnerships, Recovery, Risk Identification & Assessment, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Space Technology, Urban Risk & Planning, GIS & Mapping, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Resilience, Structural Safety, Critical Infrastructure, Vulnerable Populations
Hazards:
Cold Wave, Cyclone, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Heat Wave, Land Slide, Storm Surge, Technical Disaster, Tsunami, Volcano, Wild Fire
Countries:
Australia, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Philippines, Turkey, United States of America
Regions:
Africa, Americas
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.
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