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Disasters and development

by Frederick C. Cuny

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disaster relief -- Case studies.,
  • Disasters.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrederick C. Cuny ; edited by Susan Abrams for Oxfam America ; sponsored by Oxfam America.
    ContributionsAbrams, Susan., Oxfam America.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV553 .C86 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 278 p. :
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3166336M
    ISBN 100195032926, 0195032934
    LC Control Number83008319

    Disaster management: a disaster manager’s handbook. Mandaluyong City, Phil.: Asian Development Bank, 1. Disaster management. I. Asian Development Bank. The views expressed in this book are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) or its Board of Governors or the. Disasters and development.. [Frederick C Cuny; Susan Abrams] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Frederick C Cuny; Susan Abrams. Find more information about: ISBN:

    As "natural" disasters increase in frequency and scale, the cost of humanitarian assistance elbows development budgets aside. Catastrophes force aid agencies to look for immediate relief for the victims of apparently no-fault natural disasters. But how far is it possible to view such disasters as natural? This text argues that we allow ourselves to ignore the political dimensions of. German Development Cooperation wants to go one step further. We are working to improve prevention efforts and to establish a global disaster risk management system. Whether an extreme event becomes a disaster also depends on the vulnerability of the people and societies that are affected. Poor people in particular lack the.

      The author s last book argued that disasters were a problem of development not for development; this book takes the argument forward both in terms of the macroeconomic effects of disaster and development policy, arguing that economy and society are not inert things, but living organisms. Download Now Read Online. Share This Product. Disasters are routinely divided into natural or human-made, although complex disasters, where there is no single root cause, are more common in developing countries.A specific disaster may spawn a secondary disaster that increases the impact. A classic example is an earthquake that causes a tsunami, resulting in coastal manufactured disasters have been ascribed to nature.


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