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Disasters by Design:: A Reassessment of Natural Hazards in the United States

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Disasters by Design provides an alternative and sustainable way to view, study, and manage hazards in the United States that would result in disaster-resilient communities, higher environmental quality, inter- and intragenerational equity, economic sustainability, and improved quality of life. This volume provides an overview of what is known about natural hazards, disaste ...more
Hardcover, 371 pages
Published May 18th 1999 by Joseph Henry Press
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Chris
Jan 02, 2010 Chris rated it liked it
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A compelling argument for rethinking disaster planning in the United States. Sadly the book is over ten years old at this point, and its age shows. Since this book was written, there have been a number of large disasters, and the book would be much stronger if it included them.
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Sep 06, 2012 James rated it really liked it
A great book. Well written by a top visionary in the disaster research field.
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analysis natural disaster Mitigation factors with a design approach.
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