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  • Validating Your Business Continuity Planby Robert Clark

    IT Governance Ltd 2015; US$ 45.95

    Many companies fail to carry out any business continuity exercising. This book explains why validating your BCP is essential to your business?s survival, and describes the component parts of a validation programme, with case studies and expert guidance. more...

  • Perilous Place, Powerful Stormsby Craig E. Colten

    University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 40.00

    A history of overreaching, gridlock, intrigue, and the final catastrophic results along America's most vulnerable coastline more...

  • Catastrophe and Catharsisby Katharina Gerstenberger; Tanja Nusser

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 90.00

    Essays examining representations of disaster in German and international contexts, exploring the nexus between disruption and recovery through narrative from the eighteenth century to the present. more...

  • The Endby Phil Torres; Russell Blackford

    Pitchstone Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    Comparing the views of religion and science on the end of the world, this book argues we are worried about precisely the wrong scenarios   Presenting the most comprehensive yet accessible exploration of beliefs about the end times to date , The End looks at both religious and secular apocalypses. It places contemporary existential anxieties,... more...

  • Environmental Geography of South Asiaby R.B. Singh; Pawel Prokop

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 179.73

      This volume synthesizes critical environmental challenges of dynamic earth and human environment systems in South Asia emphasizing geographical dimensions. It deals with spaceborne monitoring, climate, ecohydrology, forests and biodiversity, land-use and land-cover change (LUCC), natural hazards, and disasters in order to contribute towards a sustainable... more...

  • Faces from the Floodby Richard Moore; Jay Barnes

    The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    On September 16, 1999, rainfall from Hurricane Floyd swelled North Carolina's rivers, flooding tens of thousands of homes, businesses, and communities across the eastern third of the state; taking 52 lives; and causing an estimated $6 billion in damages. Faces from the Flood is a compelling look back at the state's most destructive natural disaster,... more...

  • North Carolina's Hurricane Historyby Jay Barnes

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    North Carolina's Hurricane History charts the more than fifty great storms that have battered the Tar Heel State from the colonial era through Irene in 2011 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012, two of the costliest hurricanes on record. Drawing on news reports, National Weather Service records, and eyewitness descriptions, hurricane historian Jay Barnes... more...

  • Business Continuity and the Pandemic Threatby Robert Clark

    IT Governance Ltd 2016; US$ 45.95

    Pandemics are by their nature widespread, indiscriminate and impossible to prevent. How would your business fare if most of your workforce were incapacitated by an unexpected incident? Business Continuity and the Pandemic Threat  considers the corporate impact of pandemics and shows how best to prepare for and mitigate their effects. more...

  • Natural Hazardsby Edward A. Keller; Duane E. DeVecchio

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Natural Hazards: Earth Processes as Hazards, Disasters and Catastrophes , Fourth Edition, is an introductory-level survey intended for university and college courses that are concerned with earth processes that have direct, and often sudden and violent, impacts on human society. The text integrates principles of geology, hydrology, meteorology,... more...

  • Desastres naturales que marcaron la historia (Unforgettable Natural Disasters)by Tamara Hollingsworth

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99

    The world around us is more powerful than we know. Discover how earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, and more have affected people and places around the world. Through Spanish-translated informational text, vivid images, and stunning facts and charts, readers will learn about disasters such as The Great Potato Famine, Hurricane Katrina,... more...