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The Threat of natural disasters

The Threat of natural disasters

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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities in [Luxembourg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters -- Research -- European Union countries

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWhat is Europe doing?
    Statement[European Commission, DG XII, Science, Research and Development]
    ContributionsEuropean Commission. Directorate-General XII, Science, Research, and Development
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet ([10] p.) :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15194050M

    This volume addresses the threat posed by natural disasters, which represent an increasingly major human security threat to people everywhere. In looking at natural disasters, this book also refines the human security approach. it does so through developing 2 days ago  Threat and solution-specific: Offers a threat-specific (natural disasters) and solution-specific (microgrids) approach to looking at resilience. Demonstrated in the field: Based on SEPA’s work engaging with utility and government entities in Puerto Rico and on the West Coast of the US to explore plans for microgrids to increase ://

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    The threat of natural disasters — and a tax regime that incentivises people to sell relatives’ homes when they die rather than inherit them — has helped shape people’s attitude to property Natural disasters, such as hurricanes and flooding, cost money and resources that are needed to move the Commonwealth of The Bahamas forward towards improving the lives of residents, and measuring nation building against the UN latter Sustainable Development Agenda includes 17 specific goals. It recognizes the specific challenges faced by the SIDS such as The ://


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