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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1999)

Document title

Megacities and natural disasters : a comparative analysis

published at : Urban hazards and risks; consequences of large eruptions and earthquakes

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

MITCHELL J.K. ;

Abstract

Case studies of megacities (Tokyo, Seoul, Sydney, Lima, Mexico City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, London and Dhaka) focused on reviewing the historic record of major disasters in each city and on documenting recent changes in different components of hazard including, risk, exposure, vulnerability and response. Because hazards are only one part of the typical urban management agenda, hazards management in large cities should be pursued with careful regard to the context of general urban policy manking and management

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : GeoJournal / ISSN 0343-2521 / CODEN GEOJDQ

Editor : Springer, Heidelberg - ALLEMAGNE (1977)

Millesime : 1999, vol. 49, no 2 [pp. 137-142]

Bibliographic references : 11 ref.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17887

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