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The Resource Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition, edited by James K. Mitchell

Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition, edited by James K. Mitchell

Label
Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition
Title
Crucibles of hazard
Title remainder
mega-cities and disasters in transition
Statement of responsibility
edited by James K. Mitchell
Contributor
Subject
Language
ng
Cataloging source
DLC
LC call number
HV553
LC item number
.C78 1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mitchell, James K.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disaster relief
  • Metropolitan areas
  • Disasters
  • Natural disasters
  • Emergency management
Label
Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition, edited by James K. Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
  • zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
computer program
Content type code
  • cop
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / James K. Mitchell -- Natural disasters in the context of mega-cities / James K. Mitchell -- Urbanization and disaster mitigation in Tokyo / Yoshio Kumagai and Yoshiteru Nojima -- Flood hazard in seoul : a preliminary assessment / Kwi-Gon Kim -- Environmental hazards in Dhaka / Saleemul Huq -- Natural and anthropogenic hazards in the Sydney sprawl : is the city sustainable? / John Handmer -- Disaster response in London : a case of learning constrained by history and experience / Dennis J. Parker -- Lima, Peru : underdevelopment and vulnerability to hazards in the city of the kings / Anthony Oliver-Smith -- Social vulnerability to disasters in Mexico : an assessment method / Sergio Puente -- Natural hazards of the San Francisco Bay mega-city : trial by earthquake, wind, and fire / Rutherford H. Platt -- There are worse things than earthquakes : hazard vulnerability and mitigation capacity in Greater Los Angeles / Ben Wisner -- Environmental hazards and interest group coalitions : Metropolitan Miami after hurricane Andrew / William D. Solecki -- Findings and conclusions / James K. Mitchell
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 535 pages
Isbn
9789280809879
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99006054
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
99-B1719
Label
Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition, edited by James K. Mitchell
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
  • zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
computer program
Content type code
  • cop
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / James K. Mitchell -- Natural disasters in the context of mega-cities / James K. Mitchell -- Urbanization and disaster mitigation in Tokyo / Yoshio Kumagai and Yoshiteru Nojima -- Flood hazard in seoul : a preliminary assessment / Kwi-Gon Kim -- Environmental hazards in Dhaka / Saleemul Huq -- Natural and anthropogenic hazards in the Sydney sprawl : is the city sustainable? / John Handmer -- Disaster response in London : a case of learning constrained by history and experience / Dennis J. Parker -- Lima, Peru : underdevelopment and vulnerability to hazards in the city of the kings / Anthony Oliver-Smith -- Social vulnerability to disasters in Mexico : an assessment method / Sergio Puente -- Natural hazards of the San Francisco Bay mega-city : trial by earthquake, wind, and fire / Rutherford H. Platt -- There are worse things than earthquakes : hazard vulnerability and mitigation capacity in Greater Los Angeles / Ben Wisner -- Environmental hazards and interest group coalitions : Metropolitan Miami after hurricane Andrew / William D. Solecki -- Findings and conclusions / James K. Mitchell
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 535 pages
Isbn
9789280809879
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99006054
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
99-B1719

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