Geography: Hazards & Disasters

  • U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century: From Disaster to Catastrophe book cover

    U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century

    From Disaster to Catastrophe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin, Susan L. Cutter

    U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century: From Disaster to Catastrophe explores a critical issue in American public policy: Are the current public sector emergency management systems sufficient to handle future disasters given the environmental and social changes underway? In this timely book,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Converging Social Justice Issues and Movements book cover

    Converging Social Justice Issues and Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tsegaye Moreda, Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Alberto Alonso-Fradejas, Zoe W. Brent

    Converging Social Justice Issues and Movements argues that the multiple contemporary converging crises have significantly altered the context for and object of political contestations around agrarian, climate, environmental and food justice issues. This shift affects alliances, collaboration and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Secular and Religious Dynamics in Humanitarian Response book cover

    Secular and Religious Dynamics in Humanitarian Response

    1st Edition

    By Olivia J. Wilkinson

    This book investigates the ways in which the humanitarian system is secular and responds to religious beliefs and practices when responding to disasters. The book teases out the reasons why humanitarians are reluctant to engage with what are seen as "messy" cultural dynamics within the communities…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti: Disaster Industrial Complex book cover

    Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Disaster Industrial Complex, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Svistova, Loretta Pyles

    Natural disasters have long been seen as naturally generated events, but as scientific, technological, and social knowledge of disasters has become more sophisticated, the part that people and systems play in disaster events has become more apparent. Production of Disaster and Recovery in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images book cover

    Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images

    1st Edition

    By Maged Marghany

    Synthetic Aperture Radar Automatic Detection Algorithms (SARADA) for Oil Spills conveys the pivotal tool required to fully comprehend the advanced algorithms in radar monitoring and detection of oil spills, particularly quantum computing and algorithms as a keystone to comprehending theories and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    CRC Press

  • Translation in Cascading Crises book cover

    Translation in Cascading Crises

    1st Edition

    Edited by Federico M. Federici, Sharon O'Brien

    This volume addresses the imperative need for recognizing, exploring, and developing the role of multilingual communication in crisis settings. It is recognized that 'communication is aid' and that access to communication is an undeniable human right in crises. Even where effective and accurate…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • The Sociology of Disaster: Fictional Explorations of Human Experiences book cover

    The Sociology of Disaster

    Fictional Explorations of Human Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Thomas E. Drabek

    In a book as illuminating as it is captivating, Thomas E. Drabek presents an in-depth analysis of the emotional impacts of disaster events and the many ripple effects that follow.  Through the technique of storytelling, a series of nine fictional stories where characters experience actual…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Disaster Public Health and Older People book cover

    Disaster Public Health and Older People

    1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    Disaster Public Health and Older People introduces professionals, students and fieldworkers to the science and art of promoting health and well-being among older people in the context of humanitarian emergencies, with a particular focus on low- and middle-income country settings. Older people…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience: Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience

    Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael K Lindell

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience emphasizes the intersection of urban planning and hazard mitigation as critical for community resilience, considering the interaction of social, environmental, and physical systems with disasters. The Handbook introduces and discusses the phases…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Emergency Management: The American Experience book cover

    Emergency Management

    The American Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin

    The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge

  • Disaster Risk Governance: Four Cases from Developing Countries book cover

    Disaster Risk Governance

    Four Cases from Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Denise D. P. Thompson

    Disaster Risk Governance offers the first extensive engagement with disaster risk governance in the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa. In the last decade and a half Kenya, Jamaica, Dominica, and Zanzibar have all suffered massive destruction from disasters caused by natural hazards. Despite the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health and the U.S. Federal System: Sustainably Managing Health Hazards book cover

    Environmental Health and the U.S. Federal System

    Sustainably Managing Health Hazards, 1st Edition

    By Michael R Greenberg, Dona Schneider

    This book explains how the U.S. federal system manages environmental health issues, with a unique focus on risk management and human health outcomes.  Building on a generic approach for understanding human health risk, this book shows how federalism has evolved in response to environmental health…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

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