The Eruption of Nevado del Ruiz Volcano Colombia, South America, November 13, 1985 Committee on Natural Disasters

ISBN: 9780309044776

Published: January 1st 1991

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128 pages


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The Eruption of Nevado del Ruiz Volcano Colombia, South America, November 13, 1985  by  Committee on Natural Disasters

The Eruption of Nevado del Ruiz Volcano Colombia, South America, November 13, 1985 by Committee on Natural Disasters
January 1st 1991 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 128 pages | ISBN: 9780309044776 | 10.37 Mb

On November 13, 1985, catastrophic mudflows swept down the slopes of the erupting Nevado del Ruiz volcano, destroying structures in their paths. Various estimates of deaths ranged as high as 24,000 residents. Though the nature and extent of riskMoreOn November 13, 1985, catastrophic mudflows swept down the slopes of the erupting Nevado del Ruiz volcano, destroying structures in their paths. Various estimates of deaths ranged as high as 24,000 residents. Though the nature and extent of risk posed by the mudflows to local communities were well documented before the event and extensive efforts had been made to communicate this information to those at risk, the affected communities were caught largely unaware.This volume analyzes the disasters many aspects: the extent, constitution, and behavior of the mudflows- the nature of damage to structures- the status of the areas disaster warning system- and the extent of the areas disaster preparedness, emergency response actions, and disaster relief efforts--both at the time of the disaster and in the first few months following the event.



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