Measuring vulnerability to natural hazards : towards disaster resilient societies /
A seemingly non-stop series of disasters has shown that societies worldwide seem unprepared for the threats posed by natural hazards. The tragic impacts of these events drew short-term attention from policy makers, the media and the general public, but their response was too late to prevent serious...
|Other Authors:||Birkmann, Jörn.|
Tokyo ; New York :
United Nations University,
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