The United Nations recommendation on VAN, 1994

  • Mary S. Lazaridou-Varotsos
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In the “International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction”, a World Conference on Natural Disasters Reduction took place in the city of Yokohama, Japan, 23–27 May 1994. It was organized by the United Nations (see Figure 11.1) and nearly 2000 representatives from 150 countries took part.


Earthquake Prediction Major Earthquake Earthquake Disaster Disaster Reduction Short Term Prediction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary S. Lazaridou-Varotsos
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  1. 1.Solid Earth Physics Institute Department of PhysicsUniversity of AthensAthensGreece

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