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The Case for Adaptation (Risk Reduction), K. Haddow

Planning and Protecting the Environment, J. Schwab, AICP, and K. Hohmann

Federal Mitigation Programs: Collateral Stimulus to Reducing the Impacts of Climate Change in our Communities, J. Bullock, F. McCarthy, and B. Cowan

Community-Based Hazard-Mitigation Case Studies, A. Patton and A. Chakos

County/Regional-Based Hazard-Mitigation Case Studies, D. Dickson, R. Gross, and I. Pearce

Conclusions and Recommendations, G. Haddow

Appendix: Compilation of Reports, Web Sites, and Other Materials Related to Climate Change, D.P. Coppola

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Inst. of Crisis, Disaster & Risk Mgmt., Washington, D.C., USA Sierra Club, Washington, D.C., USA


The book's case study of flooding in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is particularly instructive of the tenacity and long-term political involvement needed to deal thoroughly with even the most obvious and universally acknowledged hazard ... offers a wide variety of additional resources on climate change and hazards ... -- In Natural Hazards Observer, March 2009

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