Milwaukee Flooding Demonstrating the Problems Aid for Natural Disasters


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Milwaukee Flooding Demonstrating the Problems in Aid for Natural Disasters
Natural disasters can have major implications on cities, communities and individuals. However, not all natural disasters have the same impact. Flooding is often considered the most destructive natural disaster on an international level. For example, in “Stress Effects of Floods” Joel Osler
(2000) argues:
Flooding Remains the most common catastrophe worldwide and accounts for 40% of all natural disasters and 26% of disaster related deaths. (p.153)
The fact that flooding causes so much damage means that efforts have to be made to mitigate the damage caused by flooding. However, these efforts have for the most part failed to aid individuals in mitigating the...
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