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Building safer cities the future of disaster risk

Author: Margaret Arnold; Anne Carlin; Alcira Kreimer
Publisher: Washington, D.C World Bank 2003
Series: Disaster risk management series, no. 3; World Bank E-Library Archive, 041181-4
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Arnold; Anne Carlin; Alcira Kreimer
OCLC Number: 1073614663
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xxi, 299 Seiten) Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Part I. Diasters, vulnerability, and the global economy/ Charlotte Benson and Edward Clay --
Natural hazard risk and privatization/ Paul K. Freeman --
Natural disaster risk and cost-benefit analysis/ Reinhard Mechler --
Globalization and natural disasters: an integrative risk management approach/ Torben Juul Andersen --
Urban disasters and globalization/ J.M. Albala-Bertrand --
Interdependent disaster risks: the need for public-private partnerships/ Howard Kunreuther. Part II. Cities and climate change/ Anthony G. Bigio --
The resilience of coastal megacities to weather-related hazards/ Richard J.T. Klein, Robert J. Nicholls, and Frank Thomalla --
Flood management and vulnerability of Dhaka City/ Saleemul Huq and Mozaharul Alam --
Flooding in the Pampean Region of Argentina: the Salado Basin/ Hilda Herzer --
Urbanization and natural disasters in the Mediterranean: population growth and climate change in the 21st century/ Hans Günter Brauch --
Urban land markets and disasters: floods in Argentina's cities/ Nora Clichevsky. Part III. Social vulnerability to disaster impacts. Disaster risk reduction in megacities: making the most of human and social capital/ Ben Wisner --
Living with risk: toward effective disaster management training in Africa/ Prvoslav Marjanovic and Krisno Nimpuno --
Urban vulnerability to disasters in developing countries: managing risks/ E.L. Quarantelli --
Natural disasters and urban cultural heritage: a reassessment/ June Taboroff. Part IV. Protecting critical infrastructure from disaster impacts. A new structural approach for the study of domino effects between life support networks/ Benoît Robert et al. --
Mitigating the vulnerability of critical infrastructure in developing countries/ Lamine Mili --
Damage to and vulnerability of industrial facilities in the 1999 Kocaeli, Turkey, earthquake/ Mustafa Erdik and Eser Durukal --
The behavior of retrofitted buildings during earthquakes: new technologies/ Mikayel Melkumyan.
Series Title: Disaster risk management series, no. 3; World Bank E-Library Archive, 041181-4
Responsibility: edited by Alcira Kreimer, Margaret Arnold, Anne Carlin.

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