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Disaster Management and Human Health Risk III
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: C. A. Brebbia
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-01 - Publisher: WIT Press

An increasing number of large-scale natural disasters have affected millions of people in recent years. Major earthquakes, floods, And hurricanes, have caused great destruction of property and loss of life, while forest fires, pipeline failures, and bombings have created equally devastating affects on a smaller scale. The increased threats are
Disaster Management and Human Health Risk
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Kirsty Duncan, C. A. Brebbia
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01 - Publisher: WIT Press

Today the world faces unparalleled threats from human-made disasters that can be attributed to failure of industrial and energy installation as well as to terrorism. Added to this is the unparalleled threat of emerging and re-emerging diseases, with scientists predicting events such as an influenza pandemic.
Disaster Management and Human Health Risk II
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: C. A. Brebbia, Alain J. Kassab, E. Divo
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-01 - Publisher: WIT Press

The increase in the number of large-scale natural disasters in recent years has been alarming.Major fl oods, hurricanes, earthquakes and many others have affected millions of people, with great destruction of property and loss of life, while forest fires, pipeline failures, and bombings have had equally devastating affects over a
Disaster Management and Human Health Risk IV
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: S.M. Sener, C.A. Brebbia, O. Ozcevik
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-20 - Publisher: WIT Press

As human population has continued to concentrate in urban areas, the number of people and the value of property affected by disasters, both natural and human-generated, have grown as well. Earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, cyclones, tornadoes, and forest fires have all taken their toll so have such anthropogenic disasters as pipeline
Disaster Management and Human Health Risk V
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: C.A. Brebbia, Wessex Institute, UK
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-07 - Publisher: WIT Press

The contents of this book consist of papers presented at the 5th International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes, part of a series of conferences convened to assess the potential risk from various disasters and discuss ways to prevent or alleviate damage. These latest developments,