Disaster Management and Human Health Risk III

Publisher : WIT Press

ISBN-13 : 1845647386

Page : 413 pages

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An increasing number of large-scale natural disasters have affected millions of people in recent years. Major earthquakes, floods, And hurricanes, have caused great destruction of property and loss of life, while forest fires, pipeline failures, and bombings have created equally devastating affects on a smaller scale. The increased threats are the topic of the Third International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health Risk, convened so that experts on public health, security, and disaster management could share information. This book contains the papers presented at the conference. Topics covered include Disaster analysis; Disaster monitoring and mitigation; Emergency preparedness; Risk mitigation; Risk and security; Safety and resilience; Socio-economic issues; Biological threats; Learning from disasters.

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