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Gender, international law, and disasters

"Charting gender within international law on disasters is a twofold exercise: The first, more limited, inquiry concerns the development of regulations on disasters and disaster risk and the position of gender within..." – By Marie Aronsson-Storrier

Natural Hazards and Threats: A Blessing in Disguise Hypothesis

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"In the context of the increasing frequency and coverage of natural and manmade hazards and disasters worldwide and their relation to climate change, more and more approaches in resilience studies highlight..." – By Peter Nijkamp, Alexandru Banica and Karima Kourtit

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