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The Role of Prepositioned Stocks: Sustaining and Responding to Foreign Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Operations - Logistics Efforts in Haiti, Pakistan, and the Philippines

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. this unique study examines</p> <p>The majority of the international natural disaster relief operations that the U.S. Government ...

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The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation

by Ilan Kelman, Jessica Mercer & JC Gaillard

<p><em>The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation</em> aims to provide an overview and critique of the current state of knowledge, policy, and practice, encouraging engagement, and reflection on ...

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The Routledge Handbook of Green Social Work

by Lena Dominelli

<p>Green social work espouses a holistic approach to all peoples and other living things – plants and animals, and the physical ecosystem; emphasises the relational nature of all its constituent parts; and redefines the duty to care for and ...

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The SHTF Stockpile. 33 + Most Important Items Every Prepper Stockpile - The Ultimate Guide How to Stay Alive When Disaster Strikes

by eon foster

<p><strong>The SHTF Stockpile<br /> <em>33 + Most Important Items  Every Prepper Stockpile - The Ultimate Guide How to Stay Alive When Disaster Strikes</em></strong></p> <p>You have seen it on television and done a little searching on the ...

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The Ultimate Bug Out Bag for Pets Evacuating with Pets, Short-term and Zombie Apocalypse!

by J. Godsey

<p>If you are putting together a bug out bag for yourself and your family, don&apos;t forget the rest of your loved ones. Your pets are dependent upon you at home and away, and pre-planning for their care in an emergency is how you have to keep ...

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The Vulnerable Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A Study of Disasters and Response

by Poonam Tripathi

<p>This first full-length book addresses disasters in the context of vulnerability of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands that comprise 572 islands in the Bay of Bengal. It looks at the disasters that the islands have experienced in the last 200 ...

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Three Mile Island

by Erik V. Fasick

<p>Construction of the Unit 1 reactor began on Three Mile Island in May 1968, with the production of commercial electricity beginning in 1974. Approval for the construction of the Unit 2 reactor was granted in November 1969, and it was only ...

ISBN: 9781439666425

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Transportation Systems Security

by McDougall, Allan

Highlighting the importance of transportation to a country's infrastructure and survival, <b>Transportation Systems Security</b> presents the strategic and practical considerations involved in the implementation of physical, procedural, and ...

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Unstable Ground

Climate Change, Conflict, and Genocide

by Alex Alvarez

<p><em>Unstable Ground</em> looks at the human impact of climate change and its potential to provoke some of the most troubling crimes against humanity—ethnic conflict, war, and genocide. Alex Alvarez provides an essential overview of what ...

ISBN: 9781442265691

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Urban Disasters and Resilience in Asia

by Shaw, Rajib

<p><i>Urban Disasters and Resilience in Asia</i> presents the latest information on the intensity and frequency of disasters. Specifically, the fact that, in urban areas, more than 50% of the world's population is living on just 2% of the land ...

ISBN: 9780128023778

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Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster

Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)

by Maria Ela Atienza, Pauline Eadie & May Tan-Mullins

<p>This book investigates the best strategies for poverty alleviation in post-disaster urban environments, and the conditions necessary for the success and scaling up of these strategies. Using the case study of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the ...

ISBN: 9781351808491

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Water-Related Disasters and Disaster Risk Management in the People's Republic of China

by Asian Development Bank

<p>Disaster risk now presents one of the most serious threats to inclusive and sustainable socioeconomic development. In the People's Republic of China (PRC), the incidence of natural disasters---particularly water-related disasters---are on the

ISBN: 9789292571504

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Weathering Katrina

Culture and Recovery among Vietnamese Americans

by Mark J. VanLandingham & Mark VanLandingham

<p>In 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. The principal Vietnamese-American enclave was a remote, low-income area that flooded badly. Many residents arrived decades earlier as refugees from the Vietnam War and were marginally fluent ...

ISBN: 9781610448642

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Wings of Hope: The U.S. Air Force and Humanitarian Airlift Operations - Berlin Airlift, Vietnam, Floods, Disasters, Africa, Provide Comfort for Iraqi Kurds, Bosnia, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Katrina

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) book reviews the long and honorable history of humanitarian airlifts - part of a well-established tradition dating back three-quarters ...

ISBN: 9781310549892

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Women and Disasters in South Asia

Survival, security and development

by Linda Racioppi & Swarna Rajagopalan

<p>South Asia is one of the most vulnerable areas of an increasingly disaster-impacted world, with cyclones, earthquakes, floods and droughts causing several casualties and disrupting lives and livelihoods every year. Yet the impacts of ...

ISBN: 9781317307594

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