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Environmental hazards and disasters : contexts, perspectives and management

Author: Bimal Kanti Paul
Publisher: Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
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Environmental Hazards and Disasters: Contexts, Perspectives and Management focuses on manifested threats to humans and their welfare as a result of natural disasters. The book uses an integrative approach to address socio-cultural, political and physical components of the disaster process. Human and social vulnerability as well as risk to environmental hazards are explored within the comprehensive context of diverse  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bimal Kanti Paul
ISBN: 9781119979616 1119979617 9780470660027 0470660023 9781119979623 1119979625
OCLC Number: 767579353
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 322 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
History and development of hazard studies in geography --
Vulnerability, resiliency, and risk --
Disaster effects and impacts --
Disaster cycles : mitigation and preparedness --
Disaster cycles : response and recovery --
Disaster relief --
Hazards/disasters : special topics.
Responsibility: Bimal Kanti Paul.

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The book is a necessary component of any interdisciplinary course in environmental management and the supporting library. (International Journal of Environment and pollution, 1 November 2012) The Read more...

 
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