Disaster Prevention

Author: Kelman Ilan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317423070

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 218

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Leading editors have curated collections of important Routledge research in ebook form to share recommended paths to understanding cutting-edge topics. In this book Ilan Kelman presents his guide to the must-read research on the subject of Disaster Prevention.

Advances in Measurement Technology, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

Author: Zongming Li,Mohd Johari Mohd Yusof

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1000835065

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 778

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Advances in Measurement Technology, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation collects papers resulting from the conference on Measurement Technology, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (MTDPM 2022), Zhengzhou, China, 27–29 May, 2022. The primary goal is to promote research and developmental activities in measurement, disaster prevention and mitigation, and another goal is to promote scientific information interchange between scholars from the top universities, business associations, research centers and high-tech enterprises working all around the world. The conference conducts in-depth exchanges and discussions on relevant topics such as measurement, disaster prevention and mitigation, aiming to provide an academic and technical communication platform for scholars and engineers engaged in scientific research and engineering practice in the field of measurement application, measurement in civil engineering and disaster reduction. By sharing the research status of scientific research achievements and cutting-edge technologies, it helps scholars and engineers all over the world comprehend the academic development trend and broaden research ideas. So as to strengthen international academic research, academic topics exchange and discussion, and promote the industrialization cooperation of academic achievements.

Disaster Prevention Policies

Author: Patrick Pigeon,Julien Rebotier

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 008101791X

Category: Nature

Page: 240

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This book addresses disaster risk reduction (DRR) policies, focusing on reducing the paradox that exists between the compulsory implementation of DRR policies and continuing limitations The authors use their knowledge of the ever-evolving threats associated with disasters and their prevention to investigate this famous paradox and propose solutions that will help readers understand and reconsider its existence. The authors also discuss conditionings behind this paradox, helping readers understand the existing solutions, also suggesting how to reduce the limitations of DRR policies. Offers a fresh perspective on the assessments currently available on disaster and DRR policies Provides insight based on examples of DRR policies taken from Latin American, Asian, and European cases Focuses on reducing the paradox that exists between the compulsory implementation of DRR policies and continuing limitations

Geomorphological Hazards and Disaster Prevention

Author: Irasema Alcantara,Andrew S. Goudie

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521769256

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 305

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A state-of-the-art assessment of how geomorphology contributes to the comprehension, mapping and modelling of hazardous Earth surface processes.

OECD Reviews of Risk Management Policies Boosting Disaster Prevention through Innovative Risk Governance Insights from Austria, France and Switzerland

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9264281371

Category:

Page: 252

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In 2014, the OECD took stock of OECD countries' achievements in building resilience to major natural and man-made disasters. Based on its findings, a cross-country comparative study was undertaken in Austria, France and Switzerland; this report presents the findings from individual and comparative

Disaster Preparedness

Author: United States. Office of Emergency Preparedness

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Disaster relief

Page: N.A

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