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close this bookVulnerability and Risk Assessment - 2nd Edition (Department of Humanitarian Affairs/United Nations Disaster Relief Office - Disaster Management Training Programme - United Nations Development Programme , 1994, 70 p.)
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Annex 2: Additional reading

Anderson, Mary B. Analysing the Costs and Benefits of Natural Disaster Responses in the Context of Development. Environment Working Paper No. 29, Policy and Planning and Research Staff. Washington DC: The World Bank, 1990.

Arnold, Christopher. "Techniques of Vulnerability Assessment." Proceedings of the International Conference on Disaster Mitigation Program Implementation ed. Fred Krimgold. Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985.

Booth, B. "Assessing Volcanic Risk." Journel of the Geological Society of London. Vol. 136, 1979.

Carter, Nick. Disaster Management: A Disaster Manager's Handbook, Manila: Asian Development Bank, 1991.

Clark, John R. "Coastal Zone Management." Managing Natural Disasters and the Environment, eds. Alcira Kreimer and Mohan Munasinghe. Washington D.C.: The World Bank, 1991.

Davis, Ian. "Disaster Vulnerability and Rapid Urbanization." Open House International, Special Issue: Homelessness and Disaster Response. Vol. 12, no. 3,1987.

Davis, Ian and Satyendra P. Gupta. "Technical Background Paper." Disaster Mitigation in Asia and the Pacific. Manila: Asian Development Bank, 1991.

Fryer, L. S. and R. F. Griffiths. Worldwide Data on the Incidence of Multiple-Fatality Accidents. United Kingdom: Atomic Energy Authority, 1986.

Living with Risk. The British Medical Association Guide. John Wiley and Sons, 1987.

May, Peter. "Social Science Perspectives: Risk and Disaster Preparedness." International Journel of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. Vol 7 (1989), p. 281-303.

Spence, R. J. S. and A. W. Coburn. Reducing Earthquake Losses in Rural Areas. United Kingdom: Overseas Development Administration, 1987.

Tiedemann, Herbert. Direct, Indirect and Economic Losses of Natural Disasters, Risk Analysis and Risk Optimization, and the Role of Insurance. Suva: UNDRO/SPPO Regional Seminar on Strengthening Disaster Management in the South Pacific, March 1991.

UNDRO. Natural Disasters and Vulnerability Analysis. Report of Expert Group Meeting. Geneva: Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Coordinator, 1979.

Urban Regional Research. Planning for Risk: Comprehensive Planning for Tsunami Hazard Areas. Seattle, Washington: Urban Regional Research, 1985.