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Measuring Vulnerability to Natural Hazards: Towards Disaster Resilient Societies

By: Jorn Birkmann

United Nations University Press

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #168814 | ISBN: 9280811355
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Presents a range of approaches to measuring vulnerability and contains experiences and examples from Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Europe to illustrate the theoretical analyses. This book is a critical review that provides important conclusions for research towards more disaster resilient communities.


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