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Author Brusentsev, Vera, author

Title Disasters in the United States : frequency, costs, and compensation / Vera Brusentsev, Wayne Vroman
Published Kalamazoo : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, [2017]
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Contents Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Setting the scene: a guide to this volume -- Reporting, frequency, and correlates of disasters -- Providing compensation to survivors of disasters -- Hurricanes -- Floods and their consequences -- Tornadoes -- Drought and other risks to agriculture -- Wildfires -- Geological and man-made disasters -- Disasters and compensation systems -- Figures -- References -- Authors -- Index -- About the institute
Summary The authors examine examine the increasing frequency of disasters in the United States along with their costs, compensation, mitigation strategies, and where different types are likely to occur
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Compensation management -- United States.
Disaster relief -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Disasters -- United States -- Costs.
Natural disasters -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Vroman, Wayne, author
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
ISBN 0880995246 (electronic bk.)
9780880995245 (electronic bk.)
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