Five Ways You Can Help Disaster Victims

Supplies, particularly food and clothing, can almost always be purchased near the impacted area--even in very extreme disasters. The problem is almost never a lack of food and clothing, ...



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Flirting with Natural Disasters

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Children as Victims of Hurricane Katrina

Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE Associate Professor and Extension Specialist Child Development and Family Studies Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2055 Children as Victims of Natural Disasters PURDUE EXTENSION Consumer and Family Sciences Consumer and Family Sciences Department of ...


The macroeconomic consequences of disasters

The macroeconomic consequences of disasters Ilan Noy ⁎, 1 Department of Economics, 2424 Maile Way University of Hawaii, Manoa Honolulu, HI 96822, USA ABSTRACT ARTICLE INFO Article history: Received 17February 2007 Received in revised form 15 February 2008 Accepted 15February 2008 JEL ...


Natural Disaster Risk Management Guide

In doing so, you can better manage your exposure to these disasters. Chances are, this preparation will translate into better protection for your business, its assets and your employees.


Disaster Food Assistance Programs

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The economics of natural disasters in a developing country ...

The economics of natural disasters in a developing country: The case of Vietnam Ilan Noy a, *, Tam BangV u b a Department of Economics, University of Hawaii-Manoa, 2424 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI 96734, USA b College of Business and of Economics, University of Hawaii-Hilo, USA 1.


Burn Disasters—An Audit of the Literature

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