| 1.1 The social causation of disasters ||8|
| 2.1 Pressure and Release (PAR) model: the progression of vulnerability ||51|
| 2.2 Numbers of great natural disasters 1950-1999 ||63|
| 2.3 Economic and insured losses (with trends) for 1950-1999 ||64|
| 3.1 The Access model in outline ||89|
| 3.2 Access to resources: 'normal life' ||99|
| 3.3 The Access model in the transition to disaster ||104|
| 4.1 Pressure and Release (PAR) model: famine in southern Sudan ||150|
| 4.2a 'Normal life' before a famine ||152|
| 4.2b From normal to famine conditions ||156|
| 5.1 'Pressures' that result in disasters: the Irish Potato Famine, 1845-1848 ||179|
| 5.2 Access to resources to maintain livelihoods: the impact of AIDS ||190|
| 5.3 Household coping mechanisms in the face of AIDS ||192|
| 6.1 'Pressures' that result in disasters: flood hazards ||217|
| 6.2 Major rivers and distributaries of Bangladesh region, showing extent of flooding in September 1988 ||229|
| 6.3 'Pressures' that result in disasters: Bangladesh floods, 1987 and 1988 ||234|
| 7.1 New Orleans: hurricane evacuation worries ||248|
| 7.2 Explanation for deaths caused in Andhra Pradesh cyclone of 1977 ||254|
| 7.3 'Pressures' that result in disasters: Divi Taluk, Krishna Delta, Andhra Pradesh cyclone of 1977 ||255|
| 7.4 The 'release' of pressures to reduce disasters: the Mozambique cyclone of 1979 ||259|
| 7.5 The release of 'pressures' to reduce disasters: Bangladesh cyclone risk ||265|
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Book title: At Risk: Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability, and Disasters.
Contributors: Ben Wisner - Author, Piers Blaikie - Author, Terry Cannon - Author, Ian Davis - Author.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 2003.
Page number: ix.
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