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Author: Apurva Sanghi
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: effective, prevention, economics, disasters, hazards, unnatural, natural
Number of Pages: 280
Published: 2010-11-10
ISBN-10: 0821380508
ISBN-13: 9780821380505

Earthquakes, droughts, floods, and storms are natural hazards, but unnatural disasters are the deaths and damages that result from human acts of omission and commission. Every disaster is unique, but each exposes actions ”by individuals and governments at different levels ”that, had they been different, would have resulted in fewer deaths and less damage. Prevention is possible, and this book examines what it takes to do this cost-effectively.It looks at disasters primarily through an economic lens. Economists emphasize self-interest to explain how people choose the amount of prevention, i

Author: Martin Magoun
Publisher: WharfratBooks
Keywords: roulette, russian
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 2010-12-10
ISBN-10: 0983103402
ISBN-13: 9780983103400

Russian Roulette is a personal memoir from inside the mind of depression--salted with information and peppered with insight. The story speaks to issues now at the forefront of our lives: the use of medication, the misuse of drugs and the unnatural fallout of common joy. Informative, engaging and packs a challenge to the reader.

Author: T. M. Nielsen
Publisher: T.M. Nielsen
Keywords: heku
Number of Pages: 342
Published: 2010-08-28

Chevalier has never been told no. For thousands of years he "s sat on the Equites Council, ruling body of his heku faction, and for thousands of years his every order has been followed immediately and without question. One of the most important rules of the heku, is that no one is to feed from unwilling donors. Following a tip that a young mortal woman is being brutally attacked by his own kind, he seeks her out and immediately begins to experience unnatural feelings for the woman. Emily, a beautiful rancher from Montana, has spent her entire life being violently attacked by beings she assumed

Author: Cynthia Ramsay
Publisher: The Fraser Institute
Keywords: policy, canada, medicine, alternative, regulation, complementary, unnatural
Number of Pages: 87
Published: 2009

This study provides an overview of the use of natural health products (NHPs) and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments in Canada. It discusses how NHPs and complementary health practitioners are currently regulated in Canada and examines the validity of the public safety argument for licensing natural health products and complementary and alternative medicine practitioners, as well as the costs of government regulation. It offers recommendations as to how the government should proceed if it is truly concerned with the safety and quality of NHPs and CAM, and with the availabil

Author: Laura DiGrande
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: fatality, report, child, city, york, new
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936342
ISBN-13: 9781437936346

In 2006, New York City (NYC) established a multi-disciplinary Child Fatality Review Team to examine unnatural deaths in children ages one through 12 and to identify strategies for prevention. Past reports have described the predominant causes of fatal child injury in NYC incl. traffic crashes, fire and burns, and unintentional injuries in the home. This 4th report analyzes individual and neighborhood disparities in fatal childhood injuries. These findings show that fatal injuries occur disproportionately among younger children, boys, black non-Hispanic children, and children in the Cityżs mos

Author: William Henry Ireland
Publisher: Zittaw Press
Keywords: badajos, castle, rimualdo
Number of Pages: 354
Published: 2005-09-01
ISBN-10: 097672121X
ISBN-13: 9780976721215

William-Henry Ireland's Rimualdo; or, The Castle of Badajos was first published in 1800 at the apex of the genre's popularity. Like Ann Radcliffe before him, Ireland skillfully weaves the familiar Gothic conventions with Shakespearean characteristics. Set in medieval Spain, the novel is nothing less than a register of Gothic paraphernalia: "unnatural parents, persecuted lovers, murders, haunted apartments, winding sheets and winding staircases, subterranean passages, lamps that are dim and perverse and that always go out when they should not, monasteries, caves, monks, tall, thin, and withered

Author: J. T. Watz
Publisher: JTW Associates
Keywords: scepter, days, seven
Number of Pages: 273
Published: 2007-06-19
ISBN-10: 0595410812
ISBN-13: 9780595410811

CIA media expert Andrew Cane believes he may have discovered a credible threat to his country's newest and most controversial Middle East initiative, but no one directly connected to the process will take him seriously. Code-named the "Armstrong Doctrine" by the handful of White House insiders selected to alter the course of history, the American president's secret plan to recalibrate the region's powerbase begins with a divided Jerusalem. Determined to sabotage their respective governments' efforts, senior American and Israeli officials form an unnatural alliance with The Hand of God, an Isla
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