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Title

Unnatural disasters

Author

Abramovitz, Janet N.

Description

The report discusses how ecologically destructive practices and human migration to cities and coastal areas increase the effects of natural disasters. Detailed recommendations are made for changing the way we manage disasters and ourselves, such as not locating people and structures on river floodplains, and maintaining healthy ecosystems to provide natural disaster protection.

File No

WWI-P158

Agency

Worldwatch Institute

Date

2001

Subject(s)

Disaster management

Pages

62

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