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Flood hazards and health : responding to present and future risks

Author: Roger Few; Franziska Matthies
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first detailed discussion of the worldwide health implications of flooding and future flood risk combines global reviews of existing knowledge with detailed case study material from Europe, North America, Asia and Africa. Written in an accessible, jar.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Flood hazards and health.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2006
(DLC) 2005027705
(OCoLC)61704754
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Few; Franziska Matthies
ISBN: 9781849771351 1849771359 1844072150 9781844072156 1280475358 9781280475351 1429416289 9781429416283
OCLC Number: 76961668
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 219 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: List of Figures, Tables and Boxes; About the Authors; Acknowledgements; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 Flood Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk Reduction; Chapter 2 The Health Impacts of Floods; Chapter 3 Responses to the Health Risks from Flooding; Chapter 4 The Mental Health Aspects of Floods: Evidence from England and Wales; Chapter 5 The Mozambique Floods of 2000: Health Impact and Response; Chapter 6 Coping with Floods in the Mekong Delta, Viet Nam; Chapter 7 Flooding in the US: Responses from Government and the Medical and Public Health Sectors.
Other Titles: Flood hazards & health
Responsibility: edited by Roger Few and Franziska Matthies.
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Flood hazards and the risks they present to human health are an increasing concern across the globe, in terms of lives, well-being and livelihoods, and the public resources needed to plan for, and  Read more...

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