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Launching A National Conversation On Disaster Resilience In America

Pub Date : 2013-09-18 | Author : Committee on Increasing National Resilience to Hazards and Disasters | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 9780309289726
ISBN 13 : 0309289726

With the increasing frequency of natural and human-induced disasters and the increasing magnitude of their consequences, a clear need exists for governments and communities to beco..




Measures Of Community Resilience For Local Decision Makers

Pub Date : 2017-03-16 | Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 9780309391894
ISBN 13 : 030939189X

The 2012 National Research Council report, Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative, identified the development and use of resilience measures as critical to building resilient c..


Dem Erleben Auf Der Spur

Pub Date : 2016-12 | Author : Hilge Landweer | Publisher : transcript Verlag

ISBN 10 : 9783839436394
ISBN 13 : 3839436397

Wenn das Erleben immer leiblich ist, welche Rolle spielt dabei das Geschlecht? Wie gehen Machtverhältnisse, Normen und Diskurse in die Beschreibungen des eigenen Erlebens ein? Wie..


The Future Faces Of War

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Jennifer Dabbs Sciubba | Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 9780313364945
ISBN 13 : 031336494X

This comprehensive and clear volume reveals the numerous ways demographic trends such as age structure, composition, and migration influence national security. * A short glossary p..


A Kingdom Of Their Own

Pub Date : 2017-08-08 | Author : Joshua Partlow | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780345804037
ISBN 13 : 0345804031

The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the United States, brilliantly..