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  • Earth System Processes and Disaster Managementby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    The Society of Earth Scientists presents this book to stress the need for integrated understanding of the Earth system. It focuses on natural disasters, especially climate change, its effects in Asia and its significance in light of the paleo-climatic record. more...

  • Alcohol in Popular Culture: An Encyclopediaby

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 94.00

    This encyclopedia presents the many sides of America's ongoing relationship with alcohol, examining the political history, pivotal events, popular culture, and advances in technology that have affected its consumption. more...

  • Geographic Information and Cartography for Risk and Crisis Managementby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 269.00

    This book outlines research frontiers and applications of cartography and geographic information in early warning and crises management and documents their roles and potentials in wider processes going on in information/knowledge-based societies. more...

  • Disaster Recoveryby

    Springer Japan 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book draws key lessons from several recent disaster situations, and analyzes them with the framework of Governance Education and Technology. Provides a framework for disaster recovery which incorporates lessons from many different contexts. more...

  • Community Practices for Disaster Risk Reduction in Japanby

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 129.00

    Through many years and many disasters, Japan has developed innovative technology and tools for risk reduction. This book is one of the first comprehensive attempts to focus on community-based disaster risk reduction, highlighting the experiences of Japan. more...

  • Integrated Risk Governanceby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    Tracing the progress of the decade-long IHDP-IRG Project, this publication is based on case analyses from around the world and introduces an integrated risk governance framework for dealing with large-scale disasters that exceed our current coping capacities. more...

  • Disaster and Developmentby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book offers a systematic, empirical examination of the concepts of disasters and sustainable economic development applied to many cases around the world. It presents comprehensive coverage of the complex and dynamic relationship between disaster and development, making a vital contribution to the literature on disaster management, disaster resilience... more...

  • Managing Disasters through Public–Private Partnershipsby Ami J. Abou-bakr

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, generated a great deal of discussion in public policy and disaster management circles about the importance of increasing national resilience to rebound from catastrophic events. Since the majority of physical and virtual networks that the United States relies upon are... more...

  • Alcohol and Opium in the Old Westby Jeremy Agnew

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00

    This book explores the role and influence of drink and drugs (primarily opium) in the Old West, which for this book is considered to be America west of the Mississippi from the California gold rush of the 1840s to the closing of the Western Frontier in roughly 1900. This period was the first time in American history that heavy drinking and drug abuse... more...

  • Survive!by Jerry Ahern

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 19.99

    Don't Be a Statistic. Be a Survivor! Floods, hurricanes, blackouts, swine flu, terrorist attacks--it's all part of life in the twenty-first century. But you don't have to sit back and watch your family become just another disaster statistic. You can survive--with Survive! - The Disaster, Crisis and Emergency Handbook! Filled with practical... more...