Disaster Management and Human Health Risk III

Disaster Management and Human Health Risk III

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An increasing number of large-scale natural disasters have affected millions of people in recent years. Major earthquakes, floods, And hurricanes, have caused great destruction of property and loss of life, while forest fires, pipeline failures, and bombings have created equally devastating affects on a smaller scale. The increased threats are the topic of the Third International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health Risk, convened so that experts on public health, security, and disaster management could share information. This book contains the papers presented at the conference. Topics covered include Disaster analysis; Disaster monitoring and mitigation; Emergency preparedness; Risk mitigation; Risk and security; Safety and resilience; Socio-economic issues; Biological threats; Learning from disasters.Consequently, Humanitarian Supply Chains (HSC) received a lot of attention over the last fifteen years, and can now be ... Due to the youth of this academic area, researchers find it difficult to get accurate, and above all, reliable data to support ... This paper tackles this issue by proposing a demand forecast methodology dedicated to the disaster management context. ... WIT Transactions on The Built Environment, Vol 133, Ac 2013 WIT Press 2 Background In the case of humanitariananbsp;...

Title:Disaster Management and Human Health Risk III
Author:C. A. Brebbia
Publisher:WIT Press - 2013-06-01


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