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Natural disaster hotspots: case studies, Volume 1
Author:Arnold, Margaret [editor]; Chen, Robert S. [editor]; Deichmann, Uwe [editor]; Dilley, Maxx [editor]; Lerner-Lam, Arthur L. [editor]; Pullen, Randolph E. [editor]; Trohanis, Zoe [editor]; Country:World;
Date Stored:2006/08/28Document Date:2006/06/01
Document Type:PublicationSubTopics:Climate Change and Environment; Global Environment Facility; Disaster Management; Natural Disasters; Drought Management
Region:The World RegionReport Number:37090
Collection Title:Disaster risk management series ; no. 6Volume No:1

Summary: These case studies complement the earlier groundbreaking work of Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis published in April 2005. Three case studies address specific hazards: landslides, storm surges and drought. An additional, three case studies address regional multi-hazard situations in Sri Lanka, the Tana River basin in Kenya, and the city of Caracas, Venezuela.

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