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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 - Nature - 2014 - 424 pages
Hazards, Risks, and Disasters in Society provides analyses of environmentally related catastrophes within society in historical, political and economic contexts. Personal and ...
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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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Conflict And Health

Natasha Howard, Egbert Sondorp - Medical - 2012 - 226 pages
This introductory text is perfect for students new to the specialised area of the theoretical constructs underlying health and humanitarian work.
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Managing Adaptation to Climate Risk: Beyond Fragmented Responses

Geoff O'Brien, Phil O'Keefe - Nature - 2013 - 232 pages
Climate change is the single largest threat to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and sustainable development. Addressing climate risk is a challenge for ...
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Mapping Vulnerability: "Disasters, Development and People"

Greg Bankoff, Georg Frerks - Business & Economics - 2013 - 256 pages
Raging floods, massive storms and cataclysmic earthquakes: every year up to 340 million people are affected by these and other disasters, which cause loss of life and damage to ...
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Handbook of Disaster Policies and Institutions: Improving Emergency ...

John Handmer, Stephen Dovers - Nature - 2013 - 216 pages
Disasters both natural and human-induced are leading to spiralling costs in terms of human lives, lost livelihoods and damaged assets and businesses. Yet these consequences and ...
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The Humanitarian Response Index (HRI) 2009: Whose Crisis? Clarifying Donor's ...

DARA (Development Assistance Research Associates) - Social Science - 2016 - 245 pages
Over 350 million people are affected each year by disaster and conflict. The international community is often unable to respond effectively to these crises. This report ...
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