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Visions of Risk: A Review of International Indicators of Disaster Risk & Its Management
Mark Pelling (au); Salvano Briceno (fr). A report for the ISDR Inter-Agency Task Force on Disaster Reduction, Working Group 3: Risk, Vulnerability & Disaster Impact Assessment. Coordinated by the UN Dev’t. Programme (UNDP), this report reviews 3 important initiatives which represent the first comprehensive global & regional assessments of disaster risk: the Disaster Risk Indexing project (DRI) of the UNDP in partnership with the UN Environment Programme-Global Resource Information Database (UNEP-GRID); the Hotspots indexing project implemented by Columbia Univ., the ProVention Consortium (under the umbrella of the World Bank); & the Americas programme of IDEA in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). Charts & tables.
Yukon Alone: The World’s Toughest Adventure Race
Gershwin in His Time: A Biographical Scrapbook, 1919-1937
Dress Codes: Meanings & Messages in American Culture
Sexual Harassment: Women Speakout
Women Warriors: A History
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