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Why do people die in earthquakes ? the costs, benefits and institutions of disaster risk reduction in developing countries (English)

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Every year, around 60,000 people die worldwide in natural disasters. The majority of the deaths are caused by building collapse in earthquakes, and the great majority occurs in the developing world. This is despite the fact that engineering solutions ...  See More +

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  • Kenny, Charles;
  • 2009/01/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS4823
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • Why do people die in earthquakes ? the costs, benefits and institutions of disaster risk reduction in developing countries
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