5 edition of Natural disaster hotspots found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Margaret Arnold ... [et al.].|
|Series||Disaster risk management series|
|Contributions||Arnold, Margaret, 1965-|
|LC Classifications||GB5014 .N35 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 184 p. :|
|Number of Pages||184|
The world has recently experienced disasters of a magnitude rarely seen before: the cascading disaster in Japan, the earthquake in Haiti, and floods in Pakistan and Australia are a few prominent examples. These major disasters underline the fact that many communities and world regions are still vulnerable to extreme events and natural hazards.
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World Bank to publish Hotspots global analysis and case studies in two volumes (Jan. ) create internet access to Hotspots input data compare Hotspots and Disaster Risk Index results improve global drought, flood and landslide hazard data and assess tsunami risks improve global loss data, especially economic losses.
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These case studies complement the earlier groundbreaking work of Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis published in April Three case studies address specific hazards: landslides, storm surges and drought.
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Students discover some of the ways the developing world is vulnerable to the impact and effects of natural disasters. They investigate some "natural disaster hotspots" around the globe and assess how vulnerable these areas are.
Corresponding with the World Bank’s “Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis” reports show that over countries hold more than one-fourth of their populations in regions of high mortality risks from one or more natural disasters. Natural Disaster Hotspots presents a global view of major natural disaster risk hotspots – areas at relatively high risk of loss from one or more natural hazards.
It summarises the results of an interdisciplinary analysis of the location and characteristics of hotspots for six natural hazards – earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, floods. Health Impacts of Natural Disasters The effects of natural disasters, such as floods and earthquakes, have had greater impact on health issues as the world’s population continues to rise.
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