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Natural Disasters

Known as: Disaster, Natural, disaster natural, Disasters, Natural 
Sudden calamitous events producing great material damage, loss, and distress. They are the result of natural phenomena such as earthquakes, floods… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
BACKGROUND Reliable and timely information on the leading causes of death in populations, and how these are changing, is a… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The present review discusses one of the pioneer projects authored by Ulrich Beck, regarding risk perception issues, which was… Expand
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Do voters effectively hold elected officials accountable for policy decisions? Using data on natural disasters, government… Expand
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Natural disasters have a statistically observable adverse impact on the macro-economy in the short-run and costlier events lead… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
There is considerable research interest on the meaning and measurement of resilience from a variety of research perspectives… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Earthquakes, floods, drought, and other natural hazards cause tens of thousands of deaths, hundreds of thousands of injuries, and… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Using a new data set on annual deaths from disasters in 73 nations from 1980 to 2002, this paper tests several hypotheses… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
Techniques based on multi-temporal, multi-spectral, satellite-sensor-acquired data have demonstrated potential as a means to… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Measures of emotional health and styles of responding to negative moods were obtained for 137 students 14 days before the Loma… Expand
Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Phil O'Keefe, Ken Westgate and Ben Wisner argue the case that disasters are more a consequence of socio-economic than natural… Expand