By Naim Kapucu, Kuotsai Tom Liou

This publication bargains a scientific, empirical exam of the strategies of mess ups and sustainable monetary improvement utilized to many circumstances world wide. It provides entire assurance of the advanced and dynamic courting among catastrophe and improvement, creating a important contribution to the literature on catastrophe administration, catastrophe resilience and sustainable improvement. The ebook collects twenty-three chapters, studying theoretical matters and investigating functional instances on coverage, governance, and classes discovered in facing sorts of failures (e.g., earthquakes, floods and hurricanes) in twenty nations and groups round the world.

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Disaster vulnerability is also growing due to global competition among nations; different countries are constructing high-rise buildings, expanding industries and manufacturing, nuclear energy and weapons. Development in construction technology has also contributed to construction of skyscrapers that are vulnerable to earthquake and terrorist attacks. Industrialization and the creation of new chemicals have increased vulnerability to anthropogenic disasters. Similarly, numerous nuclear 2 Disasters, Development, and Resilience 23 plants are present around the world, and can produce harmful radiation that have the potential to cause physical disabilities and impairment in multiple future generations; the ecological and environmental harm of this is unthinkable.

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