A Safer Future: Reducing the Impacts of Natural Disasters


Good. No dust jacket as issued. Ex-library. ~clean text, tight binding, light wear to exterior, academic library markings Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 76 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade.


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Initial priorities for U.S. participation in the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, declared by the United Nations, are contained in this volume. It focuses on seven issues: hazard and risk assessment; awareness and education; mitigation; preparedness for emergency response; recovery and reconstruction; prediction and warning; learning from disasters; and U.S. participation internationally.
The committee presents its philosophy of calls for broad public and private participation to reduce the toll of disasters.

Title: A Safer Future: Reducing the Impacts of Natural Disasters

Author Name: National Research Council; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources; U.S. National Committee for the Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction

Categories: Survival, Emergency Preparedness & Self-Reliance,

Publisher: National Academies Press: 1991-02-01

ISBN Number: 0309045460

ISBN Number 13: 9780309045469

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: Alibris0015931