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FURY OF NATURAL DISASTERS: Moving Stories of Struggle and Survival Nancy Williams

FURY OF NATURAL DISASTERS: Moving Stories of Struggle and Survival

Nancy Williams

Published March 12th 2012
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Kindle Edition
234 pages
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About The BookA natural disaster is the consequence of a natural hazard, such as volcanic eruption, earthquake or landslide which affect human activities. Human vulnerability, exacerbated by the lack of planning or appropriate emergency managementMoreAbout The BookA natural disaster is the consequence of a natural hazard, such as volcanic eruption, earthquake or landslide which affect human activities. Human vulnerability, exacerbated by the lack of planning or appropriate emergency management leads to financial, environmental and human losses. The resulting loss depends on the capacity of the population to support or resist the disaster.Human history is replete with various types of natural disasters, some recent being Tsunami in Indian Ocean, Sichuan earthquake, Orissa super cyclone, and Katrina hurricane in the U.S. This book describes the characteristics and magnitude of these deadly natural disasters, along-with the damages andcausality caused by them as well as their social, economic and environmental impacts. Also, it presents some moving stories of survival and rehabilitation.About The AuthorNancy Williams has been working in the field of human functioning and strategic life planning for over fifteen years. A Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Massachusetts she is associated with many organizations of repute across the world. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota and runs a counseling center.