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  • McKee, C. O.; Johnson, R. W.; Lowenstein, P. L.; Riley, S. J.; Blong, R. J.; de Saint Ours, P.; Talai, B. (Papua New Guinea Dept. of Minerals and Energy, Geological Survey, 1983-11)
    The Rabaul Caldera has been the scene of frequent volcanic activity in historic times. In 1937, more than 500 fatalities were caused by a relatively minor eruption, and sporadic eruptions continued until 1943. Surveillance ...
  • Blong, Russell; McKee, Chris (Natural Hazards Research Center, Macquarie University,, 1995)
    This account of the eruption of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, in 1994 begins with a brief introduction to the setting and long history of the volcanic caldera and Rabaul Town. The 1937 eruption of Vulcan and Tavurvur, to which ...
  • Van Belle, Douglas A., 1965- (1999-11)
    While foreign aid allocation has been shown to be highly political, disaster aid specifically has not. Generally, one would assume that aid aimed at assisting victims of natural disasters would not be politically motivated. ...
  • Bolin, Robert C.; Bolton, Patricia (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1986)
    This report is an extensive sociological study of the differential effects that disasters and postdisaster aid have on various racial and ethnic groups. The authors examined the impacts of a tornado that hit Paris, Texas; ...
  • Fussell, Elizabeth; Sastry, Narayan; VanLandingham, Mark (2009-12-11)
    Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans on the 29th of August 2005 and displaced virtually the entire population of the city. Soon after, observers predicted the city would become whiter and wealthier as a result of selective ...
  • Li, Huiping.; Fernandez, Steven J. (2014)
    National Response Plans have emphasized the need for interoperability of plans, systems, technology, and command structures. However, much less emphasis has been placed on equally important at-risk populations’ response ...
  • Li, Huiping; Fernandez, S. J. (Steven Joseph), 1953- (2014)
    National Response Plans have emphasized the need for interoperability of plans, systems, technology, and command structures. However, much less emphasis has been placed on equally important at-risk populations’ response ...
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  • United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency (United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1988-05)
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  • Mark, S. (United States. Department of Energy. Office of Health and Environmental Research, 1988-12)
  • United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Radiation Programs (United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Radiation Programs, 1987-09)
    The "Radon Reference Manual" (Reference Manual) has been prepared by EPA to assist public officials in responding to questions about the EPA pamphlet entitled "A Citizen's Guide to Radon: What It Is and What To Do About ...
  • Osborne, Michael C. (United States. Environmental Protection Agency, 1988)
    This document is the first edition of EPA's technical guidance for constructing radon-resistant houses. It is intended for use by residential housing contractors, new house buyers, state and federal regulatory officials, ...
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  • Lee, Jooa Julia.; Gino, Francesca.; Staats, Bradley R. (2014)
    People believe that weather conditions influence their everyday work life, but to date, little is known about how weather affects individual productivity. Contrary to conventional wisdom, we predict and find that bad weather ...
  • The Center for Neighborhood Technology (Center for Neighborhood Technology, 2015)
  • Wickramaratne, Sanjeewa.; Ruwanpura, Janaka.; Ranasinghe, Upul.; Walawe-Durage Samanthi.; Adikariwattage, Varuna.; Wirasinghe, S.C. (2012)
    The purpose of this paper is to propose a methodology for a priori classification of natural disasters that occur in Sri Lanka, through the development of a set of weighted parameters based on the product of the disaster ...
  • Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. (ACP-EU Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Program, GFDRR;, 2014)
    This report reflects the relief and recovery efforts of the Government of SVG (GoSVG) to lift the nation out of the economic setbacks, infrastructure destruction and social impact caused by the heavy rains on December ...
  • Babaie, Javad Moslehi; Shandiz; Ardalan, Ali (2014-07-07)
    In disasters, health care providers need to find out the essential needs of the affected populations through Rapid Health Needs Assessment (RHNA). In East Azerbaijan earthquakes, a rapid assessment was performed by the ...
  • World Health Organization (World health organization, Regional office for south-East Asia;, 2015)
    This brief report presents the rapid needs assessment of the main hospitals in each of the 12 most affected districts following the earthquake in Nepal. The goal of the assessment was to determine the prioritization of ...

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