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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...

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Other Authors: Birkmann, Jörn.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University, c2006.
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