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Population and disaster

Author: John Innes Clarke; International Geographical Union. Commission on Population Geography.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Blackwell in association with International Geographical Union, Commission on Population Geography, 1989.
Series: Special publications series (Institute of British Geographers), 22.
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"Population and Disaster" is concerned with natural and man-made disasters and their immediate effects on the populations they afflict. The book looks at epidemics, war, earthquakes, floods and the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Innes Clarke; International Geographical Union. Commission on Population Geography.
ISBN: 0631166823 9780631166825
OCLC Number: 18984135
Notes: Includes index.

University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
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Description: x, 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Peter Curson --
The impact of natural disasters on the population of Japan / Takeshi Mizutani and Takamasa Nakano --
The consequences of the 1972 earthquake on the urban structure and population distribution of Managua / Jürgen Bähr --
Friuli : ten years after the earthquake of 6 May 1976 / Robert Geipel --
The impact of the disaster in Mexico City, September 1985 / Maria Teresa Gutierrez de MacGregor --
Population displacement due to riverbank erosion of the Jamuna in Bangladesh / K. Maudood Elahi --
The hazard potential of drought for the population of the Sahel / C.R. de Freitas --
The 1984 drought and settler migration in Ethiopia / Aynalem Adugna --
The indirect effects of famine on population : case studies from the Republic of the Sudan / A. Trilsbach. China : the demographic disaster of 1958-1961 / A.J. Jowett --
Paradise delayed : epidemics of infectious disease in the industrialized world / Peter Curson --
Disasters and diseases as they affect the growth and distribution of the population of Uganda / Hans K. Hecklau --
The disaster life cycle and human adjustments : lessons from Three Mile Island and Chernobyl / Chris C. Park --
The Bhopal disaster / S.L. Kayastha and Prithvish Nag --
Wars, mortality, poverty / Stanislaw Otok --
Was the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, a demographic disaster? / Maria Carmen Faus Pujol --
Population, war and politics : a case study of the Gaza strip / Ahmed Said Dahlan. The disaster of apartheid forced removals / C.M. Rogerson --
A simulation study of population and social disturbance in Japan / Koichiro Takahashi --
Conclusion / John I. Clarke.
Series Title: Special publications series (Institute of British Geographers), 22.
Responsibility: edited by John I. Clarke [and others].
Local System Bib Number:
u113755
(Sirsi) i9780631166825
(Sirsi) 113755
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