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Disaster risk reduction and the global system : ruminations on a way forward /

by Gordy, Michael [author.].
Series: Springer Briefs in climate studies: Description: v, 71 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 3319416669; 9783319416663.Subject(s): Hazard mitigation
Contents:
Underlying risk factors -- The social construction of risk -- Development and disaster risk -- The poverty-DR nexus -- Global capitalism and disaster risk -- Political will and governance -- The importance of extensive risk -- The invisibility of disaster risks -- Urbanization and land use -- Agribusiness and food security -- Environmental degradation -- Climate change as a magnifier and meta-disaster.
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BOOK BOOK Foothills Lab HV551.2 .G67 2016 (Browse shelf) Available

Includes bibliographical references.

Underlying risk factors -- The social construction of risk -- Development and disaster risk -- The poverty-DR nexus -- Global capitalism and disaster risk -- Political will and governance -- The importance of extensive risk -- The invisibility of disaster risks -- Urbanization and land use -- Agribusiness and food security -- Environmental degradation -- Climate change as a magnifier and meta-disaster.

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