Social impact of disasters

    Haiti Will Not Perish

    By Michael Deibert

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    A vivid and up-to-the-minute analysis of Haiti's recent history, which overturns the myths and distortions surrounding this so often misunderstood country.

    Florida Disasters

    By E. Lynne Wright

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    From the Great Citrus Freeze of 1895 and tidal wave of 1935 to the Apollo fire of 1967 and Challenger disaster of 1986, Florida has been the site of some of the nation's most dramatic moments. Each account in this book reveals not only the circumstances surrounding the disaster and...

    Lavil: Voices from Post-Earthquake Port-au-Prince

    By Evan Lyon

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    Return to Fukushima

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    For the first time since the catasophic events caused the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, residents were given permission to return to their homes. Rebecca Bathory was one of the few outsiders granted permission to photograph in the exclusion zone - to capture for future generations this dark yet...

    Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens

    By Steve Olson

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    Survival narrative meets scientific, natural and social history in the riveting story of a volcanic disaster.

    Mao's Great Famine

    By Frank Dikotter

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    An unprecedented, groundbreaking history of China's Great Famine Winner of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize 2011

    Late Victorian Holocausts

    By Mike Davis

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    Social Network Analysis of Disaster Response, Recovery, and

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    Social Network Analysis of Disaster Response, Recovery, and Adaptation covers systematic social network analysis and how people and institutions function in disasters, after disasters, and the ways they adapt to hazard settings. As hazards become disasters, the opportunities and constraints for maintaining a safe and secure life and livelihood become...

    Flood

    By Michael Brown

    Hardback £11.45

    Big Crisis Data

    By Carlos Castillo

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    During natural disasters people make extensive use of social media. How can this avalanche of messages be processed to extract the information needed to save lives? This book brings together computational methods from many disciplines for processing social media messages under time-critical constraints.

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