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Disaster Research Archives
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Disaster Research Archives

  1. Bradford Disaster Research Unit (as a webpage).
    A disaster research centre from 1973-1977 which was based at the University of Bradford, U.K.

  2. Chernobyl disaster (26 April 1986) report (1,896 kb in PDF).
    IAEA. 1986. Summary Report on the Post-Accident Review Meeting on the Chernobyl Accident. Report by the International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group. IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency), Vienna, Austria.

  3. Climate:

    • Beltzner, K. (ed.) 1976. Living with Climatic Change. Proceedings from the Toronto Conference Workshop, 17-22 November 1975. Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Full text (10,484 kb in PDF).

    • ICSU/SCOPE Workshop on Climate/Society Interface, December 10-14, 1978, Toronto, Ontario. 1978. Canadian Climate Centre, Atmospheric Environment Service and Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Full text (3,737 kb in PDF).

    • Keitz, E. and D. Berks (eds.) 1977. Living with Climate Change Phase II. A Summary Report from a Symposium and Workshop Held by The Mitre Corporation, McLean, Virginia, 9-11 November 1976. The Mitre Corporation, McLean, Virginia, U.S.A., Full text (3,233 kb in PDF).

  4. Crichton, David (as a webpage).
    An archive of his publications that are not copyrighted.

  5. Glantz, Michael H. (Mickey Glantz) (as a webpage).
    An archive of his publications that are not copyrighted.

  6. Hagman, 1984 (2,086 kb in PDF).
    Hagman, G. with H. Beer, M. Bendz, and A. Wijkman. 1984 (May). Prevention Better Than Cure: Report on human and environmental disasters in the Third World. Prepared for the Swedish Red Cross, Stockholm and Geneva.

  7. Hewitt, Ken.

    • Hewitt, K. (ed.) 1983. Interpretations of Calamity from the Viewpoint of Human Ecology. Allen & Unwin, London, U.K., Full text (11,473 kb in PDF).

    • Hewitt, K. and I. Burton. 1971. The Hazardousness of a Place: A Regional Ecology of Damaging Events. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada. Full text (6,269 kb in PDF).

  8. International Panel for Risk Reduction / International Hazards Panel (as a webpage).
    An archive of material from this initiative running from 1987-1991.

  9. Krimgold, Fred.
    Krimgold, F. 1974. Pre-Disaster Planning: The Role of International Aid for Pre-Disaster Planning in Developing Countries. Avdelningen för Arkitektur, KTH Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden. Full text (8,414 kb in PDF).

  10. Lewis, James on vulnerability.

    • Lewis, J. 1978 (February 10). The Analysis of Vulnerability to Natural Disasters: Towards a Comprehensive Methodology. Centre for Development Studies Seminar, University of Bath, Bath, U.K. Full text (11,327 kb in PDF).

    • Lewis, J. 1978 (March). Comprehensive Analysis of Vulnerability to Natural Disaster: The Socio-Economic Component. Working Copy. Full text (15,881 kb in PDF).

    • Lewis, J. 1978 (February). Comprehensive Analysis of Vulnerability to Natural Disaster: The Socio-Economic Component. Abstract. Full text (3,409 kb in PDF).

    • Lewis, J. 1979. Vulnerability and its analysis. Draft chapter. Full text (18,089 kb in PDF).

    • Lewis, J. 1979 (June). "Disaster Vulnerability: Outer Concept versus Inner Condition". Accepted for Mass Emergencies prior to publisher's discontinuation of that journal. Full text (5,759 kb in PDF).

    • Lewis, J. 1985 (March). "The Environmental Inter-relationships of Vulnerability". Natural Hazards Observer, vol. 9, no. 4, page number not known. Full text (78 kb in PDF).

    • Lewis, J. 1988 (March). "On the line: An open letter in response to 'Confronting Natural Disasters, An International Decade for Natural Hazard Reduction'" Natural Hazards Observer, vol. 12, no. 4, p. 4. Full text (1,371 kb in PDF).

  11. Menard Press: Politics and War - Nuclear.
    Publications for which permission has been given to appear here.

  12. Mr. Civil Defense from 1956 (11,569 kb in PDF).
    Graphic Information Service. 1956. Mr. Civil Defense Tells About Natural Disasters. Graphic Information service, New York, New York, U.S.A.

  13. Natural Hazards Center Working Papers (as a webpage).

  14. Ocho Rios 1984 (17,603 kb in PDF).
    International Conference On Natural Hazards Mitigation Program Implementation. 1986. Proceedings of the Conference in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, 12-16 November 1984. Center for International Development Planning and Building, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, U.S.A.

  15. Pan Caribbean Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Project (PCDPPP) (as a webpage).
    An archive of non-copyrighted documents from the project.

  16. Settlements and Shelter:

  17. Small States Conference on Sea Level Rise 14-18 November 1989 Male, the Maldives (as a webpage).
    An archive of non-copyrighted documents from the conference.

  18. Tidmarsh, 1969 (17,572 kb in PDF).
    Tidmarsh, S. 1969. Disaster (Connexions). Penguin, Harmondsworth, U.K.

  19. Timmerman, 1981 (1,797 kb in PDF).
    Timmerman, P. 1981. Vulnerability, Resilience and the Collapse of Society: A Review of Models and Possible Climatic Applications. Environmental Monograph No. 1., Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

  20. UNDRO 1980 (2,550 kb in PDF).
    UNDRO. 1980 (August). Natural Disasters and Vulnerability Analysis. Report of Expert Group Meeting (9-12 July 1979). UNDRO (Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator), Geneva, Switzerland.

  21. UNESCO/UNFPA Population and Environment Project in the Eastern Islands of Fiji, Man and the Biosphere Programme, 1974-1976 (as a webpage).
    An archive of non-copyrighted documents from the project.


Five attendees of the November, 1984 conference in Ocho Rios, Jamaica; taken at FLACSO, San José, Costa Rica (2013).

Five attendees of the November 1984 conference in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. From left to right, Richard Olson, Franklin McDonald, Andrew Maskrey, Gustavo Wilchez-Chaux, and Stephen Bender. Taken at FLACSO, San José, Costa Rica (2013).
(Copyright Ilan Kelman 2013.)


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