A mass of snow sliding, tumbling, or flowing down an inclined surface. source: Avalanche-center.org
21 May 2013, IUCN
'This book scientifically demonstrates what local people around the world intuitively know: that healthy ecosystems offer protection and resources for resisting and surviving disasters,' says Karen Sudmeier-Rieux of IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management and one of the editors of the book. 'This is why it is better to work with, rather than against nature'...
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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