An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

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This paper was written for those involved in planning and implementing relief and early recovery operations in urban areas. Focusing mainly on earthquakes and flooding, it attempts to capture what is currently known about disaster response in urban contexts taking into account recent urban disasters such Typhoon Ketsana in the Philippines (2009), the Haiti earthquake of 2010 and the Northeast Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011.

This paper was written for those involved in planning and implementing relief and early recovery operations in urban areas. Focusing mainly on earthquakes and flooding, it attempts to capture what is currently known about disaster response in urban contexts taking into account recent urban disasters such Typhoon Ketsana in the Philippines (2009), the Haiti earthquake of 2010 and the Northeast Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011.

Between the Japan earthquake/tsunami, Haiti's earthquake, New Orleans, and countless other natural disasters of epic scale, the fact remains that disa

Between the Japan earthquake/tsunami, Haiti's earthquake, New Orleans, and countless other natural disasters of epic scale, the fact remains that disa

haiti pictures | ... Win National Award for Haiti Earthquake Project | Southern Miss Now

haiti pictures | ... Win National Award for Haiti Earthquake Project | Southern Miss Now

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