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Social impact of disasters books

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Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change by Carl Middleton Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change

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. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular driver of migration,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

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: 27/10/2017

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: 15/10/2017

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: 07/10/2017

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

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2017

Marginality and Disaster by JC (University of Auckland, NZ.) Gaillard Marginality and Disaster
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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: 07/04/2017

Other books in this genre

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

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

The first full-length study of natural and man-made disasters in the Soviet Union.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2017

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: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017

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: Hardback - Released: 20/02/2017

Identifying Future Disease Hot Spots Infectious Disease Vulnerability Index by Melinda Moore, Bill Gelfeld, Adeyemi Okunogbe, Christopher Paul Identifying Future Disease Hot Spots Infectious Disease Vulnerability Index
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Format: Paperback - Released: 23/01/2017

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: 27/12/2016

Decision Making in Disaster Response Strategies for Frontline Humanitarian Responders by J. S. Tipper Decision Making in Disaster Response Strategies for Frontline Humanitarian Responders


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

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 - Released: 23/11/2016

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

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