Publisher description for Environmental hazards : assessing risk and reducing disaster / Keith Smith.

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An objective, up to date and thoughtful introduction to key findings from the natural social sciences, this edition contains new material on disaster databases, El Nino events, sea-level rise and coastal flooding, mega-cities and sustainability, epidemics, storms, IT and disasters.

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Natural disasters.