Alternatives for sustained disaster risk reduction

Gaillard, Jean-Christophe, Wisner, Ben, Benouar, Djillali, Cannon, Terry, Creton, Lawrence, Dekens, Julie, Fordham, Maureen, Gilbert, Claude, Hewitt, Kenneth, Kelman, Ilan, Lavell, Allan, Morin, Julie, N’Diaye, Abdoulaye, O'Keefe, Phil, Oliver-Smith, Anthony, Quesada, Cecile, Revet, Sandrine, Sudmeier-Rieux, Karen, Texier, Pauline and Vallette, Cloé (2010) Alternatives for sustained disaster risk reduction. Human Geography, 3 (1). pp. 66-88. ISSN 1942-7786

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Abstract

The daily media is filled with images of catastrophic events which seem increasingly frequent and violent In parallel there are a large range of scientific studies debates in the policy arena, and a growing number of international institutions focused on disaster reduction. But a paradox remains that despite advances in technology, disasters continue to increase, affecting many individuals in rich as well as poor countries.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: F800 Physical and Terrestrial Geographical and Environmental Sciences
L700 Human and Social Geography
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Geography
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Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2010 08:04
Last Modified: 10 May 2017 17:06
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/545

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