The Emergency Evacuation of Cities: A Cross-national Historical and Geographical Study
This study presents a comparative, cross-national analysis of emergency evacuations engendered by military, natural and industrial disasters. The authors have selected 27 evacuations of cities due to actual or anticipated emergencies during the past 50 years, from the Ohio River flood of 1937 to the Chernobyl nuclear accident of 1986. The book deals with a range of places throughout the world - urban communities at various levels of socio-economic development.
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Evacuations Caused by Floods and Storms
Evacuations Related to Earthquakes and Volcanic
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