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Density and disasters: economics of urban hazard risk (English)

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Today, 370 million people live in cities in earthquake prone areas and 310 million in cities with high probability of tropical cyclones. By 2050, these numbers are likely to more than double. Mortality risk therefore is highly concentrated in many of ... See More +

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  • Lall, Somik V.; Deichmann, Uwe;
  • 2009/12/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS5161
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Density and disasters: economics of urban hazard risk
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