Natural disasters

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Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2013.
Central Adult Nonfiction
363.34 NATUR 2013
Glencarlyn Adult Nonfiction
363.34 NATUR 2013
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Central Adult Nonfiction
363.34 NATUR 2013
Nov 16, 2019
Glencarlyn Adult Nonfiction
363.34 NATUR 2013
Apr 19, 2019
Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This title explores various aspects of natural disaster including, what factors contribute to the frequency of natural disasters; controversies surrounding disaster relief efforts; the government's role in disaster relief; media coverage of natural disast; "Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model…not only providing access to a wide diversity of opinions, but also stimulating readers to do further research for group discussion and individual interest. Both shrill and moderate, th
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233 pages : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
9780737760606 (hardcover), 0737760605 (hardcover), 9780737760613 (pbk.), 0737760613 (pbk.)


Includes bibliographical references and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Haerens, M., & Zott, L. M. 1. (2013). Natural disasters. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Haerens, Margaret and Lynn M. 1969- Zott. 2013. Natural Disasters. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press.

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Haerens, Margaret and Lynn M. 1969- Zott, Natural Disasters. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2013.

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Haerens, Margaret., and Lynn M. 1969- Zott. Natural Disasters. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2013. Print.

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5050 |a What contributes to the frequency of natural disasters? Global warming increases the frequency and severity of natural disasters / Brad Plumer ; The link between global warming and natural disasters is based on bad science / Rich Trzupek ; Humans have a responsibility to reduce carbon emissions that contribute to natural disasters / Bill McKibben ; Technology can both create natural disasters and aid in disaster recovery / Joel Achenbach ; Many Americans believe that God causes natural disasters / Stephanie Pappas ; Most American do not believe that God causes natural disasters / Eric Marrapodi -- What controversies surround disaster relief efforts? Aid organizations should not compete for assistance dollars / Saundra Schimmelpfennig ; National advocacy organizations should safeguard disaster victims' human rights / Elizabeth Ferris ; Corporations are profiting from disaster relief contracts at the expense of victims / Jordan Flaherty ; Relief efforts contribute to increased corruption and poverty following natural disasters / Ian Birrell ; Only wealthy countries can recover from natural disasters / John Mutter -- What should be the government's role in natural disaster relief? The US government must be responsible for disaster relief and risk reduction / Christian Parenti ; States should be responsible for disaster relief, not the US government / Matt Mayer, David C. John, and James Jay Carafano ; American citizens should handle disaster relief and not big government / Bruce Walker ; The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides essential disaster recovery services / Federal Emergency Management Agency ; The Federal Emergency Management Agency impedes rather than aids disaster recovery / Ron Paul ; The Federal Emergency Management Agency needs more authority and funding for disaster relief efforts / Jessica Leval and Andrew Mener ; Multinational troops can provide stability to disaster zones / James L. Schoff and Marina Travayiakis ; The use of military forces for disaster relief is inappropriate and harmful / Jamie Way -- What issues surround the media's coverage of natural disasters? Reporting on natural disasters is often superficial and misleading / Patrick Cockburn ; Formulaic natural-disaster reporting undermines aid efforts and stereotypes victims / Simon Moss ; Sensationalist disaster coverage ignores important economic and political issues / David Sirota ; Startling disaster imagery encourages empathy and increases assistance for victims / David Campbell ; Graphic coverage of disasters can generate aid but should be respectful of victims / Stacey Patton ; Physician reporters covering disaster zones raises serious ethical questions / Gary Schwitzer ; Natural disaster coverage displays widespread racial biases / Natalie Hopkinson.
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