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Natural Disaster Hotspots: Case Studies

Edited By: Margaret Arnold

184 pages, diagrams

World Bank

Paperback | Jul 2006 | #158461 | ISBN: 0821363328
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These case studies complement the earlier ground breaking 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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