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Defining disaster resilience: a DFID approach paper
Abstract

In 2010 natural disasters affected more than 200 million, killed nearly 270,000 people and caused $110 billion in damages. In 2011, we faced the first famine of the 21st Century in parts of the Horn of Africa and multiple earthquakes, tsunamis and other natural disasters across the world. The World Bank predicts that the frequency and intensity of disasters will continue to increase over the coming decades.
The June 2011 UK Government Response to the Humanitarian Emergency Response Re...

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Society
characteristics of society and cultures. Examples: settlements, anthropology, archaeology, education, traditional beliefs, manners and customs, demographic data, recreational areas and activities, social impact assessments, crime and justice, census information
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Global
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For use in the ThinkHazard! (THOR) project

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English
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river_flood, tsunami, strong_wind, volcanic_ash, landslide, earthquake

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