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Social impact of disasters books

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Creating Katrina, Rebuilding Resilience Lessons from New Orleans on Vulnerability and Resiliency by Michael J. (Associate 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: 15/09/2017

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: 13/09/2017

Defining and Measuring Economic Resilience from a Societal, Environmental and Security Perspective by Adam Rose Defining and Measuring Economic Resilience from a Societal, Environmental and Security Perspective

This volume presents an economic framework for the analysis of resilience in relation to societal, environmental, and personal security perspectives. It offers a rigorous definition of economic resilience and an operational metric, and it shows how they can be applied...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2017

Disaster Research Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives by Morten Thanning Vendelo Disaster Research Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives

Given the tendency of books on disasters to predominantly focus on strong geophysical or descriptive perspectives and in-depth accounts of particular catastrophes, Disaster Research provides a much-needed multidisciplinary perspective of the area. This book is is structured thematically around key...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2017

Marginality and Disaster by J. C. Gaillard Marginality and Disaster

Disasters primarily hit places which, at different scales, are marginalised in everyday life, such as prisons, slums and peripheral cities. In addition, those affected are often from marginalised segments of society, such as the poor, children, elderly, people with disabilities....
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/03/2017

All Shook Up The Shifting Soviet Response to Catastrophes, 1917-1991 by Nigel Raab All Shook Up The Shifting Soviet Response to Catastrophes, 1917-1991

Earthquakes, nuclear accidents, and floods were among the many unexpected tragedies that struck the Soviet Union over its history. Requiring the immediate mobilization of vast resources and aid, and embedded within a specific context and time, these catastrophes provide critical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2017

Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters by Emily Ying Yang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) Chan Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters
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The pressure of climate change, environmental degradation, and urbanisation, as well as the widening of socio- economic disparities have rendered the global population increasingly vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters. With a primary focus on medical and public health...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/02/2017

Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters by Emily Ying Yang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) Chan Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters
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The pressure of climate change, environmental degradation, and urbanisation, as well as the widening of socio- economic disparities have rendered the global population increasingly vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters. With a primary focus on medical and public health...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/02/2017

Other books in this genre

Constelacoes Familiares e Trauma by Marc Baco Constelacoes Familiares e Trauma

Este livro aborda muito sucintamente, atraves da apresentacao de casos reais, o tratamento de experiencias traumaticas pelo recurso as constelacoes familiares.
Format: eBook - Released: 26/01/2017

Coming Home After Disaster Multiple Dimensions of Housing Recovery by Alka Sapat Coming Home After Disaster Multiple Dimensions of Housing Recovery

Post-disaster housing concerns and dilemmas are complex, global in nature, and are inextricably intertwined with social, economic, and political considerations. The multi-faceted nature of housing recovery requires a holistic approach that accounts for its numerous dimensions and contours that are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/01/2017

An Introduction to Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation by Robert McCreight An Introduction to Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation

In this practical handbook, author Robert McCreight explains the essential elements and core principles of exercise design and evaluation. This updated version seeks to identify and outline the major issues, steps and strategy for devising emergency exercises and conducting coherent...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2016

Food and War in Twentieth Century Europe by History Lecturer Rachel (University of Essex and the Open University) Duffett Food and War in Twentieth Century Europe

Wars cannot be fought and sustained without food and this unique collection explores the impact of war on food production, allocation and consumption in Europe in the twentieth century. A comparative perspective which incorporates belligerent, occupied and neutral countries provides...
Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 23/11/2016

Consuming Catastrophe Mass Culture in America's Decade of Disaster by Timothy Recuber Consuming Catastrophe Mass Culture in America's Decade of Disaster

Horrified, saddened, and angered: That was the American people's reaction to the 9/11 attacks, Hurricane Katrina, the Virginia Tech shootings, and the 2008 financial crisis. In Consuming Catastrophe, Timothy Recuber presents a unique and provocative look at how these four...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2016

Consuming Catastrophe Mass Culture in America's Decade of Disaster by Timothy Recuber Consuming Catastrophe Mass Culture in America's Decade of Disaster

Horrified, saddened, and angered: That was the American people's reaction to the 9/11 attacks, Hurricane Katrina, the Virginia Tech shootings, and the 2008 financial crisis. In Consuming Catastrophe, Timothy Recuber presents a unique and provocative look at how these four...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2016

Into the Racing Sea Great South African Rescues by Tony Weaver, Andrew Ingram Into the Racing Sea Great South African Rescues
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2016

Disaster Recovery Used or Misused Development Opportunity by Rajib Shaw Disaster Recovery Used or Misused Development Opportunity

This book draws key lessons from several recent disaster situations, and analyzes them with the framework of Governance Education and Technology. Provides a framework for disaster recovery which incorporates lessons from many different contexts.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/10/2016

Educating for Sustainability in Japan Fostering Resilient Communities After the Triple Disaster by Jane Singer Educating for Sustainability in Japan Fostering Resilient Communities After the Triple Disaster

Educating for Sustainable Development (ESD) approaches are holistic and interdisciplinary, values-driven, participatory, multi-method, locally relevant and emphasize critical thinking and problem-solving. This book explains how ESD approaches work in the Japanese context; their effects on different stakeholders; and their ultimate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2016

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