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9780198841340

Disaster by Choice How our actions turn natural hazards into catastrophes

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  • ISBN13:

    9780198841340

  • ISBN10:

    0198841345

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2020-05-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography


Ilan Kelman is Professor of Disasters and Health at University College London, England and a Professor II at the University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway. His overall research interest is linking disasters and health, including the integration of climate change into disaster research and health research.

Table of Contents


Prelude: Disasters are not natural
1. An island shattered
2. Nature's hazards
3. The story of vulnerability
4. Vulnerability by choice
5. Making the choice
6. Making the change
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