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World Disasters Report 1998 (World Disasters Report)

by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages198
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Open LibraryOL7399298M
ISBN 100198294565
ISBN 109780198294566

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  The findings, published by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (), also show that people in low- and middle-income countries are seven times more likely to die from natural disasters than those in developed nations. “This puts a big emphasis on the need to make sure that we curb greenhouse gas emissions,” said Ricardo Mena, UNISDR chief, in charge of . In its eleventh annual edition, the World Disasters Report examines the ethical challenges faced by those working on the front line in post-conflict situations, chronic food crises and natural disasters. It questions the capacity of the humanitarian system to assess the needs of vulnerable people. And it challenges the aid community to promote Format: Paperback.


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World Disasters Report 1998 (World Disasters Report) by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Download PDF EPUB FB2

Synopsis. Focusing on the plight of the world's cities, the Report examines urban vulnerability, traffic accidents, shelter and psychological support, sanctions against Iraq, Africa's refugee 'cities', Europe's floods, and Colombia's disasters.

The World Disasters Report is about people and disasters. It is about those vulnerable people who are most likely to be affected by disasters and the local institutions which provide the mainstay of disaster prevention, preparedness and relief. Get this from a library.

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An increasingly urbanized world holds the potential to reduce greatly the number of people at risk from disasters, but only if urban governments become more accountable to all their citizens. Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of World Disasters Report ().

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