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Title Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention / The World Bank and The United Nations

Publ Info Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  HC79.D45 N416 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HC79.D45 N416 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 254 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.199-237) and index
Contents 1. Fluctuating deaths, rising damages: the numbers -- 2. Measuring disasters' many effects -- 3. Prevention by individuals -- 4. Prevention through governments -- 5. Insurance and coping -- 6. Coming game-changers? Burgeoning cities, climate change, and climate-induced catastrophe
LC subject Disasters -- Economic aspects
Natural disasters -- Economic aspects
Emergency management
Add Author World Bank
United Nations
ISBN 9780821380505 (pbk.)
0821380508 (pbk.)
9780821381410 (electronic)
0821381415 (electronic)