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Disaster risk assessment and mitigation : arrival of tsunami wave in Thailand

Author: Nasim Uddin; Alfredo Hua-Sing Ang
Publisher: Reston, VA : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2009.
Series: Monograph (ASCE Council on Disaster Risk Management), no. 2.
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Contains topics that include an introduction to disaster risk assessment and mitigation, and disaster risk assessment for natural hazard mitigation. This book covers reducing the effects of hazards;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Disaster risk assessment and mitigation.
Reston, VA : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2009
(DLC) 2008047652
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nasim Uddin; Alfredo Hua-Sing Ang
ISBN: 9780784472651 0784472653
OCLC Number: 698590569
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 88 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction : Disaster risk assessment and mitigation --
Surviving nature's forces : can civil engineers build safe communities? / Yumei Wang and Erik Vanmarcke --
Fundamentals of quantitative risk assessment for natural hazard mitigation / A.H-S. Ang --
Port of Los Angeles risk management strategies / Tony Gioiello and Richard C. Wittkop --
Surviving natural forces from Taiwanese civil enginners perspective / Edward H. Wang, Hsieh Yuen Chang, and Ming-Hsi Hsu --
Lessons learned from the December 26, 2004 Sumatra quake and tsunami / Yumei Wang [and others] --
Achievements and challenges of China construction / Xila Liu --
Preparing for the big one / Swaminathan Krishnan.
Series Title: Monograph (ASCE Council on Disaster Risk Management), no. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Nasim Uddin, Alfredo Ang.

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