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The United Kingdom's National Risk Register - 2023 Edition

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This document was first published in 2008 and has been updated (somewhat irregularly) at roughly two-year intervals. The new version presents 89 major hazards and threats that could potentially disrupt life in the United Kingdom and possibly cause casualties and damage. (e)

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Reflections on the Turkish-Syrian Earthquakes of 6th February 2023: Building Collapse and its Consequences

Emergency Planning

Source: Wikimedia Commons An interesting map was published by the US Geological Survey shortly after the Turkish-Syrian earthquakes. [1] Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 15: 931-945. Natural Hazards 109: 161-200. the 'violent' level. [2] Ecemis, S.Z. Korkmaz, M.H. Arslan and H.H. Korkmaz 2021.

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Disaster management: Looking through different filtersĀ 

Crisis Response Journal

Truly committing to equity and inclusivity means providing disaster managers with the flexibility to behave in ways that are respectful of cultural differences across geographical settings, says Nnenia Campbell in a paper first published in Natural Hazard By Nnenia Campbell

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The 2019 Global Assessment Report (GAR)

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These may be published separately in an academic journal. Unofficial voices have suggested that the 'cure to damage ratio' for natural hazards is 1:43. Global probabilistic assessment of risk from natural hazards for the Global Assessment Report 2013 (GAR13). The 'should ratio'. link] Di Mauro, M. (ed.) Blaikie, T.

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Book Review: The Invention of Disaster

Recovery Diva

Book Review: The Invention of Disaster: Power of Knowledge in Discourses of Hazard and Vulnerability. Publisher : Routledge by Taylor and Francis Group London and New York. Author : JC Gaillard, Professor of Geography, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

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Book Review: Justice, Equity, and Emergency Management

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Emerald Publishing Ltd. Richard Krajeski, presented with transcribed commentary by a dozen participants of a special session held in his memory as part of the July 2020 Natural Hazard Workshop. Review of Justice, Equity, and Emergency Management, e dited by Allessandra Jerolleman and William L.

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Towards a Taxonomy of Disasters

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For example, counter-terrorism policy and policy against natural hazards can be quite different. Taxonomy can start with basic distinctions (natural, technological, social, intentional and composite) and then proceed to further divisions and subdivisions. Natural Disasters. References Alexander, D.E. Alexander, D.