Provides an economic perspective on the consequences of three natural hazards: floods, hurricanes and tornadoes. Considers the losses thus caused, as well as the response of the Red Cross, the insurance industry, and various levels of government to reduce the burden on disaster victims. Chapters include analysis of property damage, hazard warning and mitigation, disaster insurance and federal legislation and plans.-J.Clayton
|Title of host publication
|Economic aspects of natural hazards.
|Lexington Books; distributed Gower
|Published - 1982
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- General Earth and Planetary Sciences
- General Environmental Science