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  • Preparing to Lead in a Crisis
    Peter Dunn
    The frequency of crises is increasing. What areas do senior leaders need to focus on to achieve the best possible outcome from the response they are leading? How do they prepare themselves? Based on over 15 years of work identifying the causes of poor responses to crises, four themes have emerged: poor planning, inadequate use of information and intelligence, ineffective resour...
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    20,54 €

  • Decision Making in Disaster Response
    J. S. Tipper
    The aggressive, armed militia member in front of you wants fifty dollars to let you deliver your medicine to a war-zone clinic which is running desperately low on stock.How would you respond?Responding to disasters - whether natural or man-made - can be incredibly challenging. With more and more people on the frontline of humanitarian response, how can they - and the organisati...
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    23,63 €

  • Using Social and Information Technologies for Disaster and Crisis Management
    Using Social and Information Technologies for Disaster and Crisis Management highlights examples of disaster situations in recent years in which social and information technologies were useful in distributing and receiving information updates. This comprehensive collection brings together research for practitioners and researchers interested in the uses of information technolog...
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    229,73 €

  • Springfield Tornado
    Loretta Kapinos
    On June 1, 2011, a super cell thunderstorm developed over Western Massachusetts, producing an EF3 tornado that cut a 39-mile track of destruction across the state. Despite ample warnings, this event took everyone by surprise.These are the stories of survivors and emergency responders who saw firsthand what happened when this life changing tornado touched down. ...
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    32,14 €

  • Managing Crises and Disasters with Emerging Technologies
    When a disaster strikes, having every possible resource available is an urgent need for those practitioners and government officials put in charge of aid and recovery to those in need. Managing Crises and Disasters with Emerging Technologies: Advancements offers the most vital, up-to-date research within the field of disaster management technologies. Since the first disaster in...
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    229,67 €

  • Cuando el trabajo se vuelve esencial
    Andrea Del Bono / Johanna Maldovan Bonelli
    En el marco de la creciente heterogeneización de las relaciones del trabajo y las condiciones laborales, la incertidumbre emerge como uno de los rasgos más evidentes en la proyección de la vida actual, y el trabajo en tanto actividad que continúa signando las posibilidades y condiciones de reproducción de las grandes mayorías aparece como una de sus manifestaciones centrales.Es...
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    15,00 €

  • Dolores, experiencias, salidas.
    Fernando “Chino” Navarro / Pablo Semán
    Los relatos que componen el libro parten de una iniciativa que trasciende la crónica, la sociología y la antropología para tratar de ser un documento activo en un proceso que permita reconocer los dolores y demandas de las personas jóvenes y promover su mejor elaboración posible en el contexto post pandémico. De este modo, este trabajo comienza a retratar una situación dolorosa...
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    13,52 €

  • Lama, Luto e Luta
    Camilla Veras Pessoa
    O rompimento da barragem de rejeitos da mineradora Samarco S.A (Vale e BHP Billiton) na região de Mariana-MG destruiu comunidades inteiras, atingiu 40 municípios entre os estados de Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo e Bahia, comprometeu o ecossistema da região e a Bacia do Rio Doce. O desastre provocou ainda a morte de 19 pessoas. Este livro busca relatar a vivência, os impactos psi...
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    20,77 €

  • La Peste
    Leiser Madanes
    Desde Homero y Tucídides, y desde Antiguo Testamento hasta nuestros días, la imagen de la plaga -junto con la de la guerra- es una de las más habituales en la filosofía y la literatura para ilustrar el desorden político.La ciencia supone en la naturaleza un orden que es posible conocer; la filosofía política, un desorden que es necesario apaciguar, escribe Leiser Madanes al com...
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    9,00 €

  • La sonrisa escondida
    Javier Gómez Pioz / Leoncio López Álvarez
    El hombre posee la inconmensurable ventaja dentro del reino animal, de tener sentido del humor. Bien llamado sentido, pues como la vista el olfato o el oído, el humor puede salvarnos de situaciones de peligro, o al menos, aliviar el padecimiento. Ante la adversidad, inmediatamente aparece este maravilloso sentido de defensa, que si no nos libra de ser devorados por un tigre die...
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    21,62 €

  • Memory, Conflicts, Disasters, and the Geopolitics of the Displaced
    Amal Adel Abdrabo / Clara Rachel Eybalin Casseus / Stevens Aguto Odongoh
    Transnational migration studies tend to conceptualize a clear spatial distinction between refugee camps and their surroundings as 'spaces of the displaced' and 'spaces of the citizen' respectively. However, the geography of memory, when seen through the prism of a space-state-citizenship relationship, is much more complicated and difficult to disentangle. Only when examining cu...
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    268,58 €

  • Post Pandemic Perspective
    W. Thomas McQueeney / WThomas McQueeney
    The COVID-19 coronavirus was unanticipated, unwelcome, and unsettling in its far-reaching destruction of life, lifestyles, and the U.S. economy. Its fallout presented Americans with an untimely pause in our busy days, giving us time to contemplate fear of the unseen and unknown. The pandemic would pass, but when? How would it change the United States and, indeed, the world arou...
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    15,68 €

  • Curses, Plagues, and Pandemonium
    Holly Lewerenz
    CURSES, PLAGUES, AND PANDEMONIUM: Finding Peace, Provision and Protection in Perilous TimesDiscover the keys to accessing supernatural healing, power, provision and protection no matter what's going on around you.Are you filled with fear or anxiety about world tensions, or perhaps the coronavirus that is raging across many nations? Despite governments’ and society’s best at...
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    11,89 €

  • The NGO CARE and food aid from America, 1945-80
    Heike Wieters
    This book on the humanitarian NGO CARE offers a unique historical insight into the successes and crises of one of the major private humanitarian players throughout the second half of the 20th century. ...
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    54,96 €

  • Geologic Processes and Events | The Changing Earth | Geology Book | Interactive Science Grade 8 | Children’s Earth Sciences Books
    Baby Professor
    Fossils are evidences of lives thousands of years ago. Archaeologists search all over the world to find and study them. The purpose of this interactive science book is to help students understand how fossils show changes in life and environmental conditions throughout geologic time. Students will also learn about absolute and relating dating, and what their uses are. Get a copy...
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    22,00 €

  • Geologic Processes and Events | The Changing Earth | Geology Book | Interactive Science Grade 8 | Children’s Earth Sciences Books
    Baby Professor
    Fossils are evidences of lives thousands of years ago. Archaeologists search all over the world to find and study them. The purpose of this interactive science book is to help students understand how fossils show changes in life and environmental conditions throughout geologic time. Students will also learn about absolute and relating dating, and what their uses are. Get a copy...
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    32,05 €

  • FastPrayGive
    Andy Morris
    Chronic malnourishment affects 821 million people in our world today. We grow enough food for everyone. Ours is the first generation on our planet that can end this horrific and intolerable situation. When we involve God and practice means of Grace to align our lives and resources we can deliver compassion and justice to help those persons in need.The World Methodist Council pa...
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    13,26 €

  • Aberfan - Government and Disaster
    Iain McLean / Johnes Martin / Martin Johnes / McLean Iain
    Aberfan - Government & Disaster is widely recognised as the definitive study of the disaster. Following meticulous research of public records - kept confidential by the UK Government’s 30-year rule - the authors, in this revised second edition, explain how and why the disaster happened and why nobody was held responsible. ...
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    51,16 €

  • Disasters in Paradise
    In Disasters in Paradise, Amanda D. Concha-Holmes and Anthony Oliver-Smith present a collection of ethnographic case studies that examine the social and environmental effects of Florida’s public and private sector development policies. Contributors explore how these practices have increased the vulnerability of Floridians to natural disasters. ...
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    128,84 €

  • Rowing Between the Rooftops
    Rejimon Kuttappan
    ‘Rejimon writes in a highly readable manner [of these]…heart-warming anecdotes of the valour of our coastal communities…whose members are well deserving of the highest praise and admiration from a grateful society. A work to cherish!’—Dr Shashi Tharoor, MPIn August 2018, when the worst floods in a century hit Kerala, fishermen risked their lives, their boats—their only source o...
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    10,33 €

  • Zombie Apocalypse Now!
    Thorfinn Skullsplitter
    Zombies are big business, worth around US $5 billion to the US economy and rising. Products range from video games and top rating television shows through to special ammunition and weapons to dispatch zombies. However, social critics have agreed that zombies and the zombie apocalypse are symbols for the existential fragility of contemporary civilization. Bestselling zombie genr...
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    22,16 €

  • The Disaster Survival Handbook
    Sam Fury
    Do You Know How to Survive a Disaster?If the answer is 'NO' then The Disaster Survival Handbook is a MUST-HAVE!This is a no-nonsense reference book on how to stay alive during man-made and natural disasters.It will also teach you the basics of prepping so you can survive the aftermath.Prepare yourself with the knowledge you need, because you never know when disaster will strike...
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    15,18 €

  • The Living Earth
    Baby Professor
    Earth is called the living planet because it is never the same. Processes change its surface bit by bit, every second of every day. This book discusses the processes that reshape the Earth’s surface. Such knowledge is essential in improving a child’s ability to understand change. Get a copy today. ...
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    15,59 €

  • The Living Earth
    Baby Professor
    Earth is called the living planet because it is never the same. Processes change its surface bit by bit, every second of every day. This book discusses the processes that reshape the Earth’s surface. Such knowledge is essential in improving a child’s ability to understand change. Get a copy today. ...
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    26,23 €

  • Devil In The Wind
    Frank Prem
    Devil In The Wind is an account of catastrophic fire and its immediate aftermath.In this 21st century, the whole world seems to be on fire. America burns. Europe burns. Greece is reeling after its own tragedy of fire.And Australia burns, as it has always done, but now so much more fiercely.In February 2009, wildfires burnt through entire communities, taking 173 lives and injuri...
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    22,99 €

  • Rethinking Disaster Recovery
    Jeannie Haubert
    Written by scholars who experienced Hurricane Katrina first-hand, this book analyzes issues that are still impacting residents a decade later such as discrimination, gentrification, mass privatization of public institutions, street harassment, and domestic violence. ...
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    54,31 €

  • A Life in Dark Places
    Paul Giannone
    At its heart, A Life in Dark Places is an adventure story, its heroes the men and women who have risked their lives to minister to the vulnerable. Paul writes masterfully about what he has seen and experienced with a keen eye for detail and a leavening of humor.The author has found himself a participant in some of the most dramatic and horrific events of the past half century—A...
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    15,55 €

  • Simple Survival
    J. W. Meyer / JWMeyer
    The world that we live in is unpredictable and full of hazards that can develop in a moment's notice. Destructive weather, shocking accidents and terrorist acts are part of our reality. The media shows that these things are happening every day. Don't be the one who says it won't happen to me. It's a trap for the weak! Preserving the safety and security for yours...
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    14,89 €

  • Disaster Management in India
    Mohan kanda
    1. Introduction, 2. Types of Disasters, 3. Natural Disasters, 4. Man-made Disasters, 5. Disaster Management, 6. Lessons from Past Experiences – Illustrative Case Studies, 7. The Road Ahead. 3 ...
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    62,31 €

  • Philippine City Disaster Insurance Pool
    Asian Development Bank
    This report presents the rationale for and design of a city government disaster insurance pool in the Philippines.Insurance pools help governments enhance their financial preparedness for disasters, focusing on the provision of rapid post-disaster financing for early recovery. The Philippine City Disaster Insurance Pool was developed under the guidance of the Department of Fina...
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    26,29 €


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