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Mapping the Effects of Climate Change on Human Migration and Displacement

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Date: Feb 2014
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This review focuses on woody bamboos with the highest diversity recorded in the Asia-Pacific region where bamboos play a major role in ecosystem dynamics in many forests.

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Disaster response in an urban environment presents a wide variety of challenges. Humanitarian organisations often have more experience of disaster response in rural settings, and local authorities...

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In this paper a set of models are developed using neural network (NN) technique. It is observed that NN technique can be applied successfully to predict the casualties and damages caused by...

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This paper attempts to focus on three issues - finding out the patterns of ethnic housing; assessing the relation between housing pattern and ecological system; analysing resistance capacity and...

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Active volcanoes are dynamically evolving structures, the life-cycles of which are punctuated by episodes of flank instability and lateral failure. Such behaviour is now recognised as ubiquitous...

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Date: Feb 2014
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The beginning of the 20st century was marked in India by two major disasters. In January 2001 a severe earthquake stroke Gujarat. Less than four years later the Indian Ocean tsunami hit coastal...

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Date: Feb 2014
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The increased occurrence of natural disasters over the years have led to greater awareness of their impacts and the need to be prepared. New Zealand has encountered tsunamis, earthquakes and...

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Date: Feb 2014
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The problem of post-disaster reconstruction goes unavoidably through the phase of transitional living. To build for temporariness is first of all a cultural issue and today can be interpreted...

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Date: Feb 2014
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This paper provides a broad and selective overview of the humanitarian system, and trends and issues relating to humanitarian responses to natural disasters. 1 Key issues covered include: \n-...

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