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Natural disaster hotspots: case studies
 
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]; Collection Title:Disaster risk management series ; no. 6
Country:World; Date Stored:2006/08/28
Document Date:2006/06/01Document Type:Publication
SubTopics:Climate Change and Environment; Global Environment Facility; Disaster Management; Natural Disasters; Drought ManagementISBN:0-8213-6332-8
Language:EnglishRegion:The World Region
Report Number:37090Volume No:1 of 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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