A Brief Historical Review of Natural Disasters

  • Lazar Beinin


For all its importance and immediacy, the problem of natural disasters remain unsolved. On the one hand, it involves protecting man from nature; on the other, in light of observed ecological crises, it frequently involves protecting nature from man. Excessive activity toward a more efficient use of nature, and toward its reformation, can lead to anthropogenic natural disasters.


Natural Disaster Volcanic Eruption Public Health Service Rescue Operation Public Health Consequence 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lazar Beinin
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  1. 1.Nazareth/IlitIsrael

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