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Learning From Megadisasters

Pub Date : 2014-06-26 | Author : Federica Ranghieri | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781464801549
ISBN 13 : 1464801541

While not all natural disasters can be avoided, their impact on a population can be mitigated through effective planning and preparedness. These are the lessons to be learned from ..


Americans At Risk

Pub Date : 2006-08-22 | Author : Irwin Redlener | Publisher : Knopf

ISBN 10 : 9780307266033
ISBN 13 : 0307266036

This important book by one of our leading experts on disaster preparedness offers a compelling narrative about our nation’s inability to properly plan for large-scale disasters a..


Tohoku Recovery

Pub Date : 2014-10-08 | Author : Rajib Shaw | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9784431551362
ISBN 13 : 4431551360

The March 11 disaster in 2011, known as the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, caused extensive damage in various sectors. Through the recovery process, special lessons are b..


Megadisasters

Pub Date : 2009-09-24 | Author : Florin Diacu | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780199237784
ISBN 13 : 0199237786

Our best technology seems helpless in preventing such 'megadisasters' as Hurricane Katrina. Together with earthquakes, climate change, stock market crashes, these are complex syste..


Americans At Risk

Pub Date : 2006-08-22 | Author : Irwin Redlener | Publisher : Knopf

ISBN 10 : 9780307266033
ISBN 13 : 0307266036

This important book by one of our leading experts on disaster preparedness offers a compelling narrative about our nation’s inability to properly plan for large-scale disasters a..



The Wiley Blackwell Handbook Of Group Psychotherapy

Pub Date : 2011-10-18 | Author : Jeffrey L. Kleinberg | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781119979975
ISBN 13 : 1119979978

A user-friendly guide of best practice for leading groups in various settings and with different populations, which incorporates the latest developments in today's mental health ma..