Description

Abstract:

Disasters are not natural

  • Disasters usually result from human activity and behaviourin relation to society and the environment
  • Government development policy choices also can tend to create disasters or prevent them
Publication Year
2 010
Author(s)
Karen Bernard; Stephanie Zoll, SOPAC; Angelika Planitz and Madhavi Malalgoda Ariyabandu, UNISDR; Vuli Gauna, Fiji Red Cross Society; Minako Kakuma, UNOCHA
Language
English
Resource Type
ISBN
-
Physical Description
14
Publisher
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)