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Flood Warning Systems and Their Performance  

Dennis John Parker

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Mar 2017
Humankind is becoming increasingly dependent on timely flood warnings. Dependence is being driven by an increasing frequency and intensity of heavy rainfall events, a growing number of ... More

Readiness for Natural Hazards  

Douglas Paton

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Dec 2016
Humankind has always lived with natural hazards and their consequences. While the frequency and intensity of geological processes may have remained relatively stable, population growth and ... More

Old Media, New Media, and the Complex Story of Disasters  

Josh Greenberg and T. Joseph Scanlon

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Jul 2016
Media have always played an important role in times of emergency and disaster. Undersea cables, international news agencies, the press, radio and television, and, most recently, digital ... More

Disaster and Response in an Experiment Called New Orleans, 1700s–2000s  

Richard Campanella

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Mar 2016
As an urbanized river-dominated delta, New Orleans, Louisiana, ranks among the most experimental of cities, a test of whether the needs of a stable human settlement can coexist with the ... More

Disaster and Emergency Planning for Preparedness, Response, and Recovery  

David Alexander

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Sep 2015
Emergency and disaster planning involves a coordinated, co-operative process of preparing to match urgent needs with available resources. The phases are research, writing, dissemination, ... More

Disaster Volunteers  

Brenda Phillips

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Response
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

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