The Emergency Evacuation of Cities: A Cross-National Historical and Geographical Study
Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated, 1991 - Political Science - 345 pages
Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Book for 1992. In this landmark study, two eminent geographers present the first comparative, cross-national analysis of emergency evacuations engendered by every sort of disaster: military, natural, and industrial. Zelinsky and Kosinski have selected 27 evacuations of cities due to actual or anticipated emergencies during the past fifty years, from the Ohio River Flood of 1937 to the Chernobyl nuclear accident in 1986.
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Evacuations Caused by Floods and Storms
Evacuations Related to Earthquakes and Volcanic
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