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Disaster Deaths Trends, Causes and Determinants

Disaster Deaths: Trends, Causes and Determinants

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Bimal Kanti Paul
December 31, 2020

This book conducts a systematic inquiry into the tragic deaths caused by natural disasters at different geographic scales. It employs key disaster concepts and classification of disasters to understand the high mortality rates and the various factors associated with these deaths.  Deaths are the ...

Rebuilding Fukushima

Rebuilding Fukushima

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto
December 18, 2020

Five years after the one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, Fukushima now only occasionally headlines national and international media. However, the disaster is far from over, as evidenced by a hundred thousand people from Fukushima still in the state of evacuation, rising levels of ...

Crisis and Emergency Management in the Arctic Navigating Complex Environments

Crisis and Emergency Management in the Arctic: Navigating Complex Environments

1st Edition

Natalia Andreassen, Odd Jarl Borch
October 07, 2020

This book sheds light on the management challenges of crisis and emergency response in an arctic environment. It explores how the complexity of the operational environment impacts on the risk of operations and addresses a need for tailor-made emergency response mechanisms. Through case studies of ...

Disaster Resilience in South Asia Tackling the Odds in the Sub-Continental Fringes

Disaster Resilience in South Asia: Tackling the Odds in the Sub-Continental Fringes

1st Edition

Iftekhar Ahmed, Kim Maund, Thayaparan Gajendran
May 06, 2020

This book considers the challenges of building disaster resilience in South Asia – a region that frequently experiences some of the most severe and devastating impacts of disasters. Despite significant work to assist affected communities, many smaller South Asian countries remain particularly ...

The Anthropology of Disasters in Latin America State of the Art

The Anthropology of Disasters in Latin America: State of the Art

1st Edition

Virginia García-Acosta
December 16, 2019

This book offers anthropological insights into disasters in Latin America. It fills a gap in the literature by bringing together national and regional perspectives in the study of disasters. The book essentially explores the emergence and development of anthropological studies of disasters. It ...

Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender Ramifications

Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender Ramifications

1st Edition

Catarina Kinnvall, Helle Rydstrom
June 14, 2019

This book focuses on the challenges of living with climate disasters, in addition to the existing gender inequalities that prevail and define social, economic and political conditions. Social inequalities have consequences for the everyday lives of women and girls where power relations, ...

Risk Communication and Community Resilience

Risk Communication and Community Resilience

1st Edition

Bandana Kar, David M. Cochran
June 13, 2019

Risk communication is crucial to building community resilience and reducing risk from extreme events. True community resilience involves accurate and timely dissemination of risk information to stakeholders. This book examines the policy and science of risk communication in the digital era. Themes...

Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

1st Edition

Troy Sternberg
June 10, 2019

Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global ...

Climate Change and Urban Settlements A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond

Climate Change and Urban Settlements: A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond

1st Edition

Mahendra Sethi
January 17, 2019

Climate change and urbanization are two of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, and their effects are converging in dangerous ways. Cities contribute significantly to global warming, and as the world further takes a rural-urban population tilt, the next few decades pose a ...

Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations

Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations

1st Edition

Susan Buckingham, Virginie Le Masson
January 17, 2019

This book explains how gender, as a power relationship, influences climate change related strategies, and explores the additional pressures that climate change brings to uneven gender relations. It considers the ways in which men and women experience the impacts of these in different economic ...

Climate Change Impacts and Women’s Livelihood Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Climate Change Impacts and Women’s Livelihood: Vulnerability in Developing Countries

1st Edition

Salim Momtaz, Muhammad Asaduzzaman
October 25, 2018

Very few studies have been conducted to explore the vulnerability of women in the context of climate change. This book addresses this absence by investigating the structure of women’s livelihoods and coping capacity in a disaster vulnerable coastal area of Bangladesh. The research findings suggest ...

Disasters, Vulnerability, and Narratives Writing Haiti’s Futures

Disasters, Vulnerability, and Narratives: Writing Haiti’s Futures

1st Edition

Kasia Mika
July 26, 2018

This book uses narrative responses to the 2010 Haiti earthquake as a starting point for an analysis of notions of disaster, vulnerability, reconstruction and recovery. The turn to a wide range of literary works enables a composite comparative analysis, which encompasses the social, political and ...

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