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Conference Proceedings
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Ahmad, Rafi
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Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
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Proceedings Title
Natural hazards and hazard management in the Greater Caribbean and Latin America: Proceedings of the Second Caribbean Conference on Natural Hazards and Disasters
Date of Meeting
9-12 October, 1996
Place of Meeting
Kingston, Jamaica
Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
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Unit for Disaster Studies, University of the West Indies
Date of Publication
1997
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Unit for Disaster Studies publication;
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3
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Abstract
The most effective approach to reducing vulnerability to natural hazards is to understand the hazardous geologic processes, their effects, and how these can be reduced and/or avoided, and to make this information available to the society. This volume, a contribution to the International Decade of Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR), contains 25 papers on the above themes. Promotes awareness of the need for disaster reduction in the greater Caribbean and Latin American region among experts and non-experts.....
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