|2.1 Isohyets representing mean annual rainfall in mm over northern Africa, 1901-1996 ||25|
|2.2 Spatially aggregated annual rainfall anomalies roughly corresponding to the Sahelian zone ||25|
|2.3 Annual global occurrences of four disaster types ||31|
|2.4 Global drought occurrence ||33|
|2.5 Global frequencies of all disaster types ||33|
|2.6 Changes in the probability of extreme events with increases in mean and variance for temperature ||37|
|5.2 Hydrometeorological disasters in developing countries ||78|
|5.3 Natural disasters in developing countries ||78|
|8.1 Financial structure of the insurance industry ||128|
|8.2 The institutional structure of UNFCC ||130|
|8.3 The property risk underwriting chain ||130|
|9.1 A location and isoseismal map of the 12 October 1992 Dahshûr, Egypt earthquake ||144|
|11.1 Overview of community-level vulnerability experiences ||173|
|13.1 Earthquake zoning map for Turkey ||199|
|13.2 The relationship between development and vulnerability to disasters ||201|
|14.1 The upper reaches of the Yangtze river ||215|
|14.2 The vicious cycle of poverty and environmental degradation, West Sichuan ||221|
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Book title: Natural Disasters and Development: In a Globalizing World.
Contributors: Mark Pelling - Editor.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 2003.
Page number: vii.
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