Dechano, Lisa M.

International Perspectives on Natural Disasters: Occurrence, Mitigation, and Consequences

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Table of contents

1. Earthquakes
Walter Hays

2. Volcanoes
Raymundo S. Punongbayan

3. Windstorms
Tony Gibbs

4. Global Flooding
John Handmer

5. Wildfires
Steven Yool

6. Mass Movement
Lisa M. Dechano

7. Drought
D. A. Wilhite

8. Natural Hazards in Japan
Hiroshi Sasaki, Shuji Yamakawa

9. Natural Disasters in China
Yang Hua Ting

10. Natural Disasters in Oceania
George Pararas-Carayannis

11. Hazard Mitigation in South and Southeast Asia
Nehal Karim

12. Natural Disasters in Africa
Belinda Dodson

13. Natural Disasters in Russia
V. M. Kotlyakov

14. Natural Disasters in Europe
Lea Houtsonen, Arvo Peltonen

15. Natural Disasters and Their Impact in Latin America
James J. Biles, Daniel Cobos

16. Disaster Impacts on the Caribbean
Jeremy Collymore

17. A Perspective on North American Natural Disasters
Joseph Scanlon

18. Teaching and Learning to Live with the Environment
Kath Murdoch

19. Educational Aims and the Question of Priorities
Graham Haydon

20. The Experience of Natural Disasters: Psychological Perspectives and Understandings
Joseph P. Reser

21. Curriculum Innovation for Natural Disaster Reduction: Lessons from the Commonwealth Caribbean
Michael Morrissey

22. Curriculum Adaptation and Disaster Prevention in Colombia
Omar D. Cardona

23. Current Curriculum Initiatives and Perspectives in Education for Natural Disaster Reduction in India
R. B. Singh

24. Disaster Education in New Zealand
John Macaulay

25. Natural Disasters and the Role of Women
Jacqueline Sims

26. Natural Hazards and Disaster Information on the Internet
John A. Cross, Yasuyo Makido

27. Capacity Building, Education, and Technical Training
Joseph P. Stoltman, John Lidstone, Lisa M. Dechano

Keywords: Geography, Physical Geography, Geophysics/Geodesy, Human Geography, Education (general), Climate Change, Regional and Cultural Studies

Publication year
Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research
Page amount
501 pages
Natural Sciences

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