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close this bookCities At Risk - Making Cities Safer ... Before Disaster Strikes (IDNDR-DIRDN, 1996)
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Making Cities Safer ... Before Disaster Strikes

International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction
IDNDR
1990-2000
Building a Culture of Prevention

A Stop Disasters publication for the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction

Sponsors

Support for this publication is gratefully acknowledged to the following sponsors:

Main sponsor:
Overseas Development Administration (ODA),
United Kingdom.

Sponsors:
Swiss IDNDR National Committee
IDNDR Australian Coordination Committee
Contrasto Photo Agency

and other donors through the IDNDR Trust Fund. We specially welcome the support of the Contrasto Photo Agency, a new collaborative IDNDR partner. Contributions by Magnum and Saba Photo Agencies are also acknowledged.

Photo credits for cover:


Centre photo: La Paz, Bolivia, M. Edwards/Still Pictures.

Front cover to back, clockwise: Children in Khartoum, Sudan, C. Guarita/Still Pictures; The 1988 earthquake, Kirovakan, Armenia, R. Koch/Contrasto; Flooded river, Bangladesh, G. Moti/Still Pictures; Fire and flood after 1994 Los Angeles earthquake, S. Starr/Saba/Contrasto; The 1988 Spitak earthquake, Armenia, R. Koch/Contrasto; Collapsed bridge, The 1994 Los Angeles earthquake, S. Starr/Saba/Contrasto; Shantytown devastated by floods, Ormoc City, Philippines, N. Dickinson/Still Pictures; Ash on a car after Mt. Pinatubo eruption, A. Garcia/ Saba/Contrasto; Heavy rains in Yabello town, Ethiopia, H. Tim/Still Pictures.