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Social impact of disasters books

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Measuring Vulnerability to Natural Hazards Towards Disasters Resilient Societies by Jorn Birkmann Measuring Vulnerability to Natural Hazards Towards Disasters Resilient Societies

Recognising and measuring vulnerabilities is the first and perhaps most important step towards disaster-resilient societies. Measuring Vulnerability to Natural Hazards presents a broad range of current approaches to measuring vulnerability and contains concrete experiences and examples from Africa, Asia, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2018

Crisis Intervention A Practical Guide by Alan A. Cavaiola, Joseph E. Colford Crisis Intervention A Practical Guide
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Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Managing Famine, Flood and Earthquake in China Tianjin, 1958-85 by Lauri (University of Turku, Finland) Paltemaa Managing Famine, Flood and Earthquake in China Tianjin, 1958-85
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China suffers frequently from many types of natural disasters, which have affected the lives of many millions of Chinese. The steps which the Chinese state has taken to prevent disasters, mitigate their consequences, and reconstruct in the aftermath of disasters...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2018

Post-Tsunami Recovery in Thailand Socio-cultural responses by Monica (Lund University, Sweden) Lindberg Falk Post-Tsunami Recovery in Thailand Socio-cultural responses
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Of all the huge natural disasters that claimed the lives of thousands in Asia, the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 was the largest, estimated to have killed more than 230,000 people. The scope of damage brought about by this natural...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2018

Disasters and Social Resilience A bioecological approach by Helen J. (James Cook University, Australia) Boon, Alison (James Cook University, Australia) Cottrell, David (James Cook U King Disasters and Social Resilience A bioecological approach
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The interconnectedness of communities, organisations, governing bodies, policy and individuals in the field of disaster studies has never been accurately examined or comprehensively modelled. This kind of study is vital for planning policy and emergency responses and assessing individual and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2018

Handbook of Disaster Research by Havidan Rodriguez Handbook of Disaster Research

This timely Handbook is based on the principle that disasters are social constructions and focuses on social science disaster research. It provides an interdisciplinary approach to disasters with theoretical, methodological, and practical applications.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Creating Katrina, Rebuilding Resilience Lessons from New Orleans on Vulnerability and Resiliency by Michael J. (Professor of Social Work, West Virginia University) Zakour Creating Katrina, Rebuilding Resilience Lessons from New Orleans on Vulnerability and Resiliency
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Creating Katrina, Rebuilding Resilience: Lessons from New Orleans on Vulnerability and Resiliency presents a unique, integrative understanding of Hurricane Katrina in the New Orleans area, and the progression to disaster vulnerability as well as resilience pathways. The book integrates the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

The Halifax Explosion The Apocalypse of Samuel H. Prince: A Commentary on Catastrophe and Social Change by Susan Dodd The Halifax Explosion The Apocalypse of Samuel H. Prince: A Commentary on Catastrophe and Social Change


Format: Paperback - Released: 11/11/2017

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Meltdown Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It by Christopher Clearfield, Andras Tilcsik Meltdown Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It
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A ground-breaking big-ideas book exploring failure in business, government, and life - from the winners of the 2015 Financial Times/McKinsey Bracken-Bower prize.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

Other books in this genre

Austerity & Democracy in Athens Crisis and Community in Exarchia by Monia Cappuccini Austerity & Democracy in Athens Crisis and Community in Exarchia

This book, based on an empirical form of narration, outlines a short-medium term analysis of the social impact of austerity politics on urban life..
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change by Carl (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand) Middleton Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change
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This volume contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability and resilience associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia --
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

From Strangers to Neighbors Post-Disaster Resettlement and Community Building in Honduras by Ryan Alaniz From Strangers to Neighbors Post-Disaster Resettlement and Community Building in Honduras

Natural disasters, the effects of climate change, and political upheavals and war have driven tens of millions of people from their homes and spurred intense debates about how governments and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) should respond with long-term resettlement strategies. Many...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Hazards, Risks, and Disasters in Society by Andrew E. (Department of Geography and Geology, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE, USA) Collins Hazards, Risks, and Disasters in Society
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Hazards, Risks, and Disasters in Society provides analyses of environmentally related catastrophes within society in historical, political and economic contexts. Personal and corporate culture mediates how people may become more vulnerable or resilient to hazard exposure. Societies that strengthen themselves,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

The Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster A Review of the Five-Year Reconstruction Efforts by School Of Societal Safety Sciences The Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster A Review of the Five-Year Reconstruction Efforts

The Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster: A Review of the Five-Year Reconstruction Efforts covers the outcome of the response, five years later, to the disasters associated with the Great East Japan earthquake on March 11, 2011. The 3.11 disaster, as it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

From Strangers to Neighbors Post-Disaster Resettlement and Community Building in Honduras by Ryan Alaniz From Strangers to Neighbors Post-Disaster Resettlement and Community Building in Honduras

Presenting case studies of two Honduran resettlements that have experienced very different outcomes, this book identifies the type and quality of support that resettlements need in order to become successful communities.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Phenomenology in Adaptation Planning An Empirical Study of Flood-affected People in Kampung Muara Baru Jakarta by Hendricus Andy Simarmata Phenomenology in Adaptation Planning An Empirical Study of Flood-affected People in Kampung Muara Baru Jakarta

This book explores the planning knowledge that can be gleaned from the experiences of the urban poor, a group frequently affected by floods. The book brings together empirical data to translate self-reflective planning theory into the practical context, examines community...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

Bringing Hope A Disaster Relief Journey by Debbie McKinney Bringing Hope A Disaster Relief Journey


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

How to Prepare for Everything by Aaron Titus How to Prepare for Everything


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

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