Major Disasters (It"s a Fact!)

  • 32 Pages
  • 3.39 MB
  • English
Creative Education
History - General, Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfi
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL11671500M
ISBN 100862828619
ISBN 139780862828615

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You Are Viewing. Major Disasters of The World Hardcover – IMPORT   This book and its companion Policy Focus Report identify lessons from different parts of the world to help communities and government leaders better organize for recovery after future disasters.

The authors consider the processes and outcomes of community recovery and reconstruction following major disasters in six countries: China, New Zealand. This book, written by members of the core faculty responsible for European courses on Medical Response to Major Incidents (MRMI), is a practical guide for all medical staff on how to respond to a wide range of disaster scenarios.

The entire spectrum of knowledge is covered, from command and. Book Description. Although scientists have effectively employed the concepts of probability to address the complex problem of prediction, modern science still falls short in establishing true predictions with meaningful lead times of zero-probability major disasters.

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Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters covers all major aspects of catastrophe risk modeling, from hazards through to financial analysis.

It explores relevant new science in risk modeling, indirect losses, assessment of impact and consequences to insurance losses, and current changes in risk modeling practice, along with case studies.

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