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Flood Hazards and Health: Responding to Present and Future Risks Paperback – August 20, 2007
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'The editors have compiled a very clear and interwoven set of papers in a collection that should be of interest to those who are involved in pre- and post-flooding planning and recovery....Overall, the book stimulates thought about how farreaching in space and time a flooding event can be.' EcoHealth 3, 209-211, 2006 'Flood, Hazards and Health presents thoughtful discussions about flooding events in the constructive context of how to best anticipate, recognize and respond to the expected short- and long-term health effects-It presents full version of papers previously available as abstracts only-A very clear and interwoven set of papers in a collection that should be of interest to those who are involved in pre- and post-flooding planning and recovery. Readers with academic interests in the social and policy aspects of flooding may find the research agenda useful. Members of relief organizations and government agencies may find the case studies instructive.' ECO-HEALTH 'The book is thoroughly researched, highly informative, well-written, and at the same time concise and easy to read. High recommended.' Choice
About the Author
Roger Few is Senior Research Fellow in the School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, UK, an Affiliated Researcher of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, and an ESRC Research Fellow on climatic hazards, health risk and response in developing countries. Franziska Matthies is a Visiting Fellow at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, an Assistant Professor at the Department for International Health at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Research Analyst for the German Advisory Council on Global Change to the Federal Government.