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Water and Disasters: Be Informed and Be Prepared

By: WMO

32 pages, Col photos, figs

World Meteorological Organisation

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #151404 | ISBN: 9263109710
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About this book

This booklet is an attempt to reduce the risk of water-related disasters. It provides information on the science behind floods, droughts, hurricanes and other natural disasters, the impact they may have and what can be done throughout society to build the capability to deal with them. The booklet has been prepared in collaboration with the ISDR secretariat, World Health Organization, Swedish Water House and the Swiss Centre of Hydrology.


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