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Learning From Megadisasters

Pub Date : 2014-06-26 | Author : Federica Ranghieri | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781464801549
ISBN 13 : 1464801541

While not all natural disasters can be avoided, their impact on a population can be mitigated through effective planning and preparedness. These are the lessons to be learned from ..

The Devil Went Down To Georgia

Pub Date : 1985 | Author : Charlie Daniels | Publisher : Peachtree Pub Limited

ISBN 10 : 0931948851
ISBN 13 : 9780931948855

This collection of short stories by the Grammy Award-winning songwriter portrays a colorful cast of characters, including Mrs. Effie McPherson, a woman so entranced by television t..

Alfred And Alfred Station

Pub Date : 2007-09-19 | Author : Laurie Lounsberry McFadden | Publisher : Arcadia Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781439619841
ISBN 13 : 1439619840

Alfred and Alfred Station reveals the heritage of a southwestern New York State community nestled in the hills of Allegany County. With more than 200 pictures, the story honors the..

Funding Virtue

Pub Date : 2000-01-01 | Author : Marina Ottaway | Publisher : Carnegie Endowment

ISBN 10 : 9780870031786
ISBN 13 : 0870031783

In recent years the United States and many other international donors have embraced civil society aid as a key tool of democracy promotion. They support thousands of NGOs around th..

Political Domination In Africa

Pub Date : 1986 | Author : Patrick Chabal | Publisher : CUP Archive

ISBN 10 : 0521311489
ISBN 13 : 9780521311489

This collection of essays brings together historians and political scientists from Britain, France and the United States, who, from widely differing perspectives and traditions, ha..

Civil Society And International Development

Pub Date : 1998-07-29 | Author : OECD | Publisher : OECD Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9789264163393
ISBN 13 : 9264163395

Interest in the concept of civil society has undergone a remarkable renaissance in the 1990s. It is currrently seen as a potential tool to overcome some of the main theoretical and..

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