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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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Population and Development

W.T.S. Gould - Science - 2015 - 304 pages
The new edition of Population and Development offers an up-to-date perspective on one of the critical issues at the heart of the problems of development for all countries, and ...
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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 disasters such as the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, are viewed with shock and horror by millions of us across the ...
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Adaptation to Climate Change: From Resilience to Transformation

Mark Pelling - Nature - 2010 - 224 pages
The impacts of climate change are already being felt. Learning how to live with these impacts is a priority for human development. In this context, it is too easy to see ...
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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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Humanitarian Crises: The Medical and Public Health Response

Jennifer Leaning, Susan M. Briggs, Lincoln C. Chen - Medical - 1999 - 379 pages
Since the late 1980s the international relief community has seen its resources and personnel stressed beyond capacity by humanitarian crises - large-scale man made catastrophes ...
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