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Disaster risk reduction: Avoiding the inevitable

17 Apr 2019, RMS

Modern societies are increasingly capable of determining their resilience to natural hazards like flooding. But to this day an inequality in social vulnerability exists, even in countries with sophisticated approaches to risk management like the United Kingdom.


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