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Natural hazard management in coastal areas.

Natural hazard management in coastal areas.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Coastal Zone Management in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters -- United States.,
  • Coastal zone management -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNational Ocean Survey. Office of Coastal Zone Management.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination366 in various pagings :
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14512816M

      The sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region, along with the rest of the African continent, is prone to a wide variety of natural hazards. Most of these hazards and the associated disasters are relatively silent and insidious, encroaching on life and livelihoods, increasing social, economic, and environmental vulnerability even to moderate events. With the majority of SSA’s disasters Author: Dewald van Niekerk, Livhuwani David Nemakonde. Every year in the United States, natural hazards threaten lives and livelihoods and result in billions of dollars in damage. We work with many partners to monitor, assess, and conduct targeted research on a wide range of natural hazards so that policymakers and the public have the understanding they need to enhance preparedness, response, and resilience.

    The North Carolina Coastal Management Program was federally approved in As a part of this program, the Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) designated "Areas of Environmental Concern" within the 20 coastal counties and set rules for .   Flooding is a natural hazard with the potential to cause damage at the local, national, and global scale. Flooding is a natural product of heavy precipitation and increased runoff. It may also arise from elevated groundwater tables, coastal inundation, or failed drainage systems. Flooded areas can be identified as land beyond the channel network covered by : Anna Murgatroyd, Simon Dadson.

    Coastal Hazards and. Considerations. T. his chapter describes the hazards associated with coastal areas and the issues that local officials must. consider when they work in this environment. The chapter enlightens the reader on the flood and wind hazards associated with coastal areas and provides a brief summary of other hazards that. 1 Introduction. Hurricane Sandy heightened the nation’s awareness of the vulnerability of coastal areas to hurricane damage. Eight U.S. cities (Miami, the New York-Newark region, New Orleans, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Boston, Philadelphia, Virginia Beach-Norfolk, and Baltimore) are among the top 20 cities in the world at risk from coastal storms, based on an estimate of potential .


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