Rebuilding Sustainable Communities With Vulnerable Populations After the Cameras Have Gone
A Worldwide StudyeBook - 2012
This volume focuses on the status of the elderly and the disabled after disasters globally as well as the challenges of post-earthquake rebuilding in Haiti. The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has estimated that between 1987 and 2007, about 26 million older people were affected each year by natural disasters alone and that this figure could more than double by 2050 due to the rapidly changing demographics of ageing. People with disabilities (physical, me ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (549 pages)