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  1. Interpreting the Precautionary Principle

    By Timothy O'Riordan

    Edited by James Cameron

    Viewed from the perspective of environmental management, this study describes the implications and applications of the precautionary principle - a theory of avoiding risk even when its likelihood seems remote. This principle has been employed in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...

    Published August 31st 1994 by Routledge

  2. Complexity in Urban Crisis Management

    Amsterdam's Response to the Bijlmer Air Disaster

    By U. Rosenthal, et al

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 31st 1993 by Routledge

  3. Disasters and the Small Dwelling

    Perspectives for the UN IDNDR

    By Yasemin Aysan

    Edited by Ian Davis

    This book contains the proceeding of the conferences on Disasters and the Small Dwelling, held at Oxford in September 1990. The 26 papers cover recent experiences of post-disaster shelter and housing provision, review what has been achieved, what needs disseminating and implementing, and assesses...

    Published December 31st 1991 by Routledge

  4. Hazard Management and Emergency Planning

    Perspectives in Britain

    By Dennis Parker, John Handmer

    This book assesses critically the British approach to hazard management and emergency planning. It identifies the principal legal, organizational and cultural impediments to more effective hazard management and emergency planning, postulates explanations for the shortcomings in the British approach...

    Published December 31st 1991 by Routledge

  5. Can Scientists Believe

    Some Examples of the Attitude of Scientists to Religion

    By Sir Nevill Mott

    In this collection of thought-provoking essays, a range of distinguished scientists and theologians, men and women, young and old, all with strong scientific training and deeply held religious beliefs, in the Judeao-Christian tradition, give their personal answers. They do not always agree, the...

    Published December 31st 1990 by Routledge

  6. Readings in Risk

    By Theodore S. Glickman, Michael Gough

    Developed for use as a reference work in graduate and undergraduate courses as well as for researchers, policymakers, and interested laypersons, the book is a unique collection of authoritative yet accessible journal articles about risk. Drawn from a variety of disciplines including the physical...

    Published January 5th 1990 by RFF Press

  7. Hydrology of Disasters

    Proceedings of the World Meteorological Organization Technical Conference Held in Geneva, November 1988

    By Dr O Starosolszky, O M Melder

    This timely book reviews the hydrological aspects of different types of disaster and considers measures required to protect people and property against such events as well as disaster prediction, forecasting and monitoring. Its publications coincide with the start of the United Nations Decade for...

    Published December 31st 1988 by Routledge