oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Disasters: Threat to social development
|Article Title||Disasters: Threat to social development|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction secretariat|
|Publication Date||Mar 1962|
|Pages||21 - 23|
|Keyword(s)||Disasters, Social development and Threat|
Two steps forward, one step back: progress in social development will be eroded if countries do not take natural disasters into account in their development planning. This was one of the key messages emerging from a UN-sponsored World Conference on Natural Disaster Reduction in Yokohama, Japan, in May 1994.
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