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Securing Against Natural Disasters: Better Preparedness and Better Development

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  • Ajay Chhibber
  • Rachid Laajaj

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This important book tackles some of the main security challenges facing the international development community today. Containing contributions by leading experts, including some who have been at the centre of the international policy debate, it goes further by putting forward suggestions and recommendations as to how best deal with these threats as well as challenges in this crucial area.

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  • Ajay Chhibber & Rachid Laajaj, 2011. "Securing Against Natural Disasters: Better Preparedness and Better Development," Chapters, in: George Mavrotas (ed.), Security and Development, chapter 8, Edward Elgar Publishing.
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