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  • Noy, Ilan. (2008-02-15)
    Natural disasters have a statistically observable adverse impact on the macro-economy in the short-run and costlier events lead to more pronounced slowdowns in production. Yet, interestingly, developing countries, and ...
  • Cashell, Brian W. (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service, 2005-09)
    Hurricane Katrina will have substantial and long-term effects on the economies of southern Louisiana and Mississippi. But, given that those two states account for just 2% of total U.S. gross domestic product, the effects ...
  • van Bergeijk, Peter A.G.; Lazzaroni, Sara, 1994- (2015-06)
    We use the case of the macroeconomic impact of natural disasters to analyze strengths and weaknesses of meta-analysis in an emerging research field. Macroeconomists have published on this issue since 2002 (we identified ...
  • Zia, Asim; Wagner, Courtney Hammond (International Journal of Disaster Risk Science., 2015-06-18)
    The third UN World Congress on Disaster Risk Reduction, held in Sendai, Japan in March 2015, agreed on a new framework to guide disaster risk reduction policy and practice for the next 15 years. The Sendai Framework for ...
  • Mitchell, Paul; Borchard, Caroline (2014-07-18)
    Children are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Despite this, relatively little attention is paid to building their capacity to manage the impacts of climate change they experience now and those they ...
  • Wright, Helena; Faisal, Arif Mohammad; Hussain, Syed Tanveer; Huq, Saleemul; Ayers, Jessica (2014)
    The close linkages between climate change adaptation and development have led to calls for addressing the two issues in an integrated way. ‘Mainstreaming’ climate information, policies and measures into ongoing development ...
  • Eburn, Michael; Dovers, Stephen (2012-04)
    This paper looks at the impact of law and policy on emergency and fire management. It argues that an absence of clearly defined goals in emergency management policy inhibits our ability to make decisions on what are ...
  • Tolkoff, Laura (The Energy and Resources Institute [TERI], Rockefeller Foundation, 2011-05)
    This report, prepared for the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) in India, discusses the components of resilience planning in an urban environment. It places the conceptual understanding of mainstreaming, ...
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  • Kirby, Adam M.; Dietz, J. Eric.; Matson, Eric T.; Pekny, Joseph F.; Wojtalewicz, Cliff. (2015)
    This study provides data on the optimal staff, materials, space and time resources required to operate a regional hub reception center, a “short-term facility with the goal to process and transport displaced survivors ...
  • Richardson, Daniel J. (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service;, 2015-01-29)
    The costs associated with providing assistance following a major disaster can be considerable. The agency with the primary responsibility for this relief is the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Through the ...
  • Alexander, David.; Sagramola, Silvio. (European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA); Council of Europe;, 2014-07)
    This report offers an overview of the current emergency preparedness strategies and disaster risk reduction for people with disabilities in Europe and shows that there room for improvement. This report was created to help ...
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  • United States. Government Accountability Office (United States. Government Accountability Office, 2001-01)
    This report addresses the major performance and accountability challenges facing the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) as it seeks to support the people of developing and transitional countries in their ...
  • Curnin, Steve (2010-07)
    The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Western Operations operates two bases in the most cyclone prone region of the entire Australian coastline. In preparation for a tropical cyclone impacting either of the bases, a ...
  • Rubin, Claire B.; Cumming, William R.; Renda-Tanali, Irmak; Birkland, Thomas A. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 2003)
    This new report provides new information about the major terrorism focusing events and outcomes, such as laws, regulations, and organizational changes that have occurred in the past 15 years.
  • Gasper, John T.; Reeves, Andrew (2011-04)
    Are election outcomes driven by events beyond the control of politicians? Democratic accountability requires that voters make reasonable evaluations of incumbents. Although natural disasters are beyond human control, the ...
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  • Nickolls, Jo; Nordstrom, Anders; Ottersen, Trygve; Maestracci, Vannina; Holmer, Hampus; Farigoul, Sophie; Ilos, Paddy; Nabarro, David, 1874- (United Nations., 2015-05)
    This report represents the result of work by responders, governments, the United Nations system, civil society, philanthropic organizations and the private sector. It provides an informative account of the impressive results ...
  • Burby, Raymond J., 1916-; May, Peter J. (1999-06)
    Investigators picking through the debris left by the Northridge earthquake in 1994 and Hurricane Andrew in 1992 found building codes had not provided the degree of protection against damage that many expected. This article ...

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