Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Disaster and Development.   

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 ...
Snippet view - About this book

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 ...
Limited preview - About this book

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 ...
Limited preview - About this book

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.
Limited preview - About this book

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 ...
Limited preview - About this book

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 ...
Limited preview - About this book

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 ...
Limited preview - About this book

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 ...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search