Components of risk: a comparative glossary

Thywissen, Katharina (2006). Components of risk: a comparative glossary. UNU-EHS SOURCE. UNU- EHS.

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    Author Thywissen, Katharina
    Title Components of risk: a comparative glossary
    Series Title UNU-EHS SOURCE
    Volume/Issue No. 2
    Publication Date 2006
    Place of Publication Bonn
    Publisher UNU- EHS
    Language eng
    Abstract

    The extent of disasters and their foreboding trend to increase in frequency and severity imply that the problem of disasters will have to be addressed by the world community in the coming years. A shared language and shared concepts are crucial stepping-stones in widening the understanding and effectiveness of disaster reduction. This publication is not only a useful reference before or even during an interdisciplinary meeting, but could also facilitate the reading of proceedings and books authored by experts of different professional backgrounds. We are living in a rapidly changing world, where new concepts, ideas, and solutions are incessantly developed. Therefore, a glossary can not be else but a snap shot of this development process.

    Keyword Glossary
    Component risk
    Copyright Holder UNU-EHS
    Copyright Year 2006
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 1816-1154
    ISBN 3981058208
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