After Disasters

Author: Viet Dinh
Publisher: Little a
ISBN: 9781477849989
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Recounts the experiences of four rescue workers who put their lives at risk to save others after a life-shattering earthquake in India.

Rebuilding After Disasters

Author: Gonzalo Lizarralde
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134028458
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This book will be of great value to decision makers, students and researchers in the fields of architecture, social sciences, engineering, planning, geography, and disaster recovery.

After Disaster

Author: Thomas A. Birkland
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9780878406531
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Examines how disasters like earthquakes, oil spills, and nuclear power plant accidents can act as focusing events "which cause both citizens and policymakers to pay more attention to a public problem and often to press for solutions .

After Great Disasters

Author: Laurie A. Johnson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781558443389
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The aftermath of great natural disasters and the management of the recovery process have an enormous effect on the lives of citizens and can change the future of a city or region forever.

Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster

Author: Eugenie L. Birch
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204484
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This volume examines the rebuilding of cities and their environs after a disaster and focuses on four major issues: making cities less vulnerable to disaster, reestablishing economic viability, responding to the permanent needs of the ...

Animals Helping After Disasters

Author: Jennifer Zeiger
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780606368469
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Explains how dogs and other animals are used to locate and care for victims of natural disasters and why these animals are so well-suited to their jobs

Rebuilding Sustainable Communities For Children And Their Families After Disasters

Author: Adenrele Awotona
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443818208
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Most of the essays in this edited volume were originally presented at the
November 2008 International Conference on Rebuilding Sustainable
Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters that was held at the
University of Massachusetts Boston in the United States of America. In addition to
our esteemed program participants, I would like to acknowledge the following
people and organizations for their efforts to make the conference a success: Alice
Barton-Joumaa, ...

Rebuilding Sustainable Communities After Disasters In China Japan And Beyond

Author: Adenrele Awotona
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443861170
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In November 2012, the Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after
Disasters (CRSCAD), in collaboration with the College of Advancing and
Professional Studies' China Program Center and the Ritsumeikan Research
Center for Sustainability Science, Kyoto, Japan, organized an international
conference on Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters in China and
Japan: Best Practices and Lessons Learned. Similarly, in November 2011,
CRSCAD organized an ...

Las Condiciones De Salud En Las Am Ricas

Author: OrganizaciĆ³n Panamericana de la Salud
Publisher: Pan American Health Org
ISBN: 9275315493
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Presenta a la XXIV Conferencia Sanitaria Panamericana el estado de salud de los pueblos de la Region, tal como es percibido por la Secretaria de la Organizacion Panamericana de la Salud.