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Environment, health, and population displacement: development and change in ...

Andrew E. Collins - Nature - 1998 - 315 pages
This book contributes to our understanding of emergent and resurgent infectious diseases and health ecology in developing areas through detailed spatial and temporal analysis ...
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Hazards, Risks and, Disasters in Society

Andrew E. Collins, Jones Samantha, Bernard Manyena, Janaka Jayawickrama - Science - 2014 - 424 pages
Hazards, Risks and Disasters in Society, a book in Elsevier’s Hazards and Disasters Series, covers hazards and disasters related to the geophysics activities of human kind.
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Natural Disaster and Development in a Globalizing World

Mark Pelling - Business & Economics - 2003 - 272 pages
The number of humanitarian disasters triggered by a natural hazard has doubled every decade since the 1960s. At the same time, the global economic growth rate per capita is ...
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Managing Adaptation to Climate Risk: Beyond Fragmented Responses

Geoff O'Brien, Phil O'Keefe - Nature - 2013 - 232 pages
Resilience has become the new buzz word – in Government, Health, Energy and Disaster Management sectors. Climate change is the single largest threat to sustainable development ...
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Disasters Without Borders: The International Politics of Natural Disasters

John Hannigan - Political Science - 2013 - 256 pages
Dramatic scenes of devastation and suffering caused by disasterssuch as the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, are viewed withshock and horror by millions of us across the ...
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Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific

Ian Davis - Business & Economics - 2014 - 360 pages
This book uses two international frameworks—the Millennium Development Goals and the Hyogo Framework for Action, a program focused on disaster risk management—to study the ...
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Conflict And Health

Howard, Natasha, Sondorp , Egbert, Ter Veen, Annemarie - Medical - 2012 - 224 pages
This text is an introductory overview of healthcare provision in different humanitarian conflicts, designed for healthcare professionals and students from a wide range of ...
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