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Socioeconomic impacts. Monograph. National Earthquake Conference [2-5 May. 1993, Memphis].




Abstract. EARTHQUAKES IN THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN UNITED STATES: SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND POLICY ASPECTS. By Kathleen J. Tierney and Joanne M. Nigg. Introduction. Social and economic impacts of earthquakes. Policy environments and their influence on risk reduction. How safe is safe enough? Acceptable risk and earthquake hazard reduction. Topics covered in this monograph. References. CASUALTY IN EARTHQUAKES. By Nicholas P. Jones, Eric K. Noji, Gordon S. Smith, and Robin M. Wagner. Introduction. What is earthquake injury epidemiology?. The need for comprehensive casualty data. Past research and findings in casualty data collection. Some important issues in earthquake injury epidemiology. Future research needs. Implications for the Central and Eastern United States. Conclusions. References and bibliography. LIFELINE DAMAGE AND RESULTING IMPACTS. By Ronald T. Eguchi and Hope A. Seligson. Introduction. Previous earthquake vulnerability studies. Definition of loss measures and performance standards. General methodology for indirect loss assessment. Case studies. Environmental loss associated with oil pipeline failures in the new Madrid Seismic Zone. Business Interruption Loss Associated with Earthquakes in the Central and Eastern United States. Special concerns for the Central and Eastern United States. Future directions. References. POST-EARTHQUAKE SHELTER AND HOUSING RESEARCH FINDINGS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS. By Robert Bolin. Introduction. Post-earthquake shelter and housing. Shelter and housing after California Earthquakes ...(para más información consultar documento).

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