An assessment of disaster risk and its management in Thailand.

  title={An assessment of disaster risk and its management in Thailand.},
  author={George Shook},
  volume={21 1},
Historically, Thailand has been a disaster-free country, suffering only minor losses from natural hazards through the years. Emerging as a newly industrialised nation, the kingdom now faces an increased risk of economic and public damage from manmade disasters associated with rapid development. A risk assessment was carried out on the level of disaster management. That assessment was preceded by an analysis of the traditional definitions of disaster risk, resulting in a redefinition to fit the… CONTINUE READING

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