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World disasters report 1993

Author: Nick Cater; International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
Publisher: Dordrecht : Martinus Nijhoff [in association with] The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 1993.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : English
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The aim of this text is to help disaster organizations to devise more practical and professional approaches to disaster response. It provides facts and statistics, analysis and an exploration of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Cater; International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
ISBN: 0792322681 9780792322689
OCLC Number: 59868924
Description: [1 volume]
Contents: Section One: Why a World Disasters Report?: Acknowledgements; No more Vital a Challenge; How to Use the World Disasters Report. Section Two: World Picture of Disasters: Disasters Today; Disaster Trends; Disaster Causes and Effects. Section Three: Dynamics of Disasters: AIDS; Famine; Flood Disasters; High Wind Disasters; Refugees and Displaced People Disasters; Epidemic Disasters; Earthquake Disasters; Volcanic Disasters. Section Four: Disaster Database: Disasters Definitions; Statistics; Who's Who in Disasters.
Responsibility: [editing: Nick Cater].

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