Gilbert F. White A Perspective on Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado, Reducing Losses Boulder, Colorado from Natural Hazards Editor's Note: This article is the first in a series of three articles based on a presentation to the Symposium on the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction held 24 January 1994 in Nashville, Tennessee. The symposium was held in conjunction with the 75th AMS Annual Meeting. Two major problems associated with the current extreme natural events, but the current losses are state of the International Decade for Natural Disaster accounted for in large measure by four types of phen- Reduction are whether it will reduce losses worldwide omena: flood, drought, hurricane, and earthquake. from extreme events in nature and whether that alone Accurate and comparable data on losses of lives is the appropriate goal. As the Decade has taken and property from extreme events are very difficult to shape since its planning in the late 1980s, the central assemble; standards and methods of data collection issue might be paraphrased as "How can science and are far from uniform and consistent. Taking some of technology be used to reverse the growth in losses of the calculations in whic h
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Jul 14, 1994
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