Social impact of disasters

    Haiti Will Not Perish: A Recent History

    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.

    Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

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    The pressure of climate change, environmental degradation, and urbanisation, as well as the widening of socio- economic disparities have rendered the global population increasingly vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters. With a primary focus on medical and public health humanitarian response to disasters, Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural...

    People, Aid and Institutions in Socio-economic Recovery

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    An estimated 2 billion people live in countries affected by fragility, conflict and violence. Extreme poverty is increasingly concentrated in these areas, and governments and international agencies seek avenues to enable socio-economic recovery and to support people as they try to rebuild their lives and livelihoods. People, Aid and Institutions...

    Mao\'s Great Famine: The History of China\'s Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-62

    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...

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