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Are Natural Hazards and Disaster Losses in the U.S. Increasing?


Are Natural Hazards and Disaster Losses in the U.S. Increasing?

Abstract: 

More than 35 major Presidential disaster declarations, including those for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, already have been declared across the United States in 2005.  This is a harbinger of another costly year for natural disasters.

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Cutter, Susan L., and Christopher Emrich. 2005. "Are Natural Hazards and Disaster Losses in the U.S. Increasing?." Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Electronic Supplement (October): 86:381-396.

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Susan Cutter
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