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Main Title Disasters by design : a reassessment of natural hazards in the United States /
Author Mileti, Dennis S.
Publisher Joseph Henry Press,
Year Published 1999
OCLC Number 41266201
ISBN 0309063604; 9780309063609
Subjects Emergency management--United States. ; Disaster relief--United States. ; Natural disasters--United States. ; Hazardous geographic environments--United States. ; Sustainable development--United States.
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  HV551.3.M55 1999 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 02/11/2000
EJBM  HV551.3.M55 1999 Summary only Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 07/28/2000
ESAM  HV551.3.M55 1999 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 10/08/1999
Collation xvii, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes "An activity of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction." Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-296) and index.
Contents Notes Annotation 1. A Sustainability Framework for Natural and Technological Hazards -- 2. Scenarios of Sustainable Hazards Mitigation -- 3. Losses, Costs, and Impacts -- 4. The Interactive Structure of Hazard -- 5. Influences on the Adoption and Implementation of Mitigation -- 6. Tools for Sustainable Hazards Mitigation -- 7. Preparedness, Response, and Recovery -- 8. Innovative Paths and New Directions -- 9. Getting from Here to there -- App. A. Recommendations for Further Traditional Research -- App. B. Impacts of the 1975 Assessment -- App. C. Putting Knowledge into Practice.
Place Published Washington, D.C. :
PUB Date Free Form c1999.
Series Title Traced Natural hazards and disasters
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 99029511
Merged OCLC records 1022676594
OCLC Time Stamp 20000726153326
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 01567cam 22003974a 45020