|Why the United States is Becoming More Vulnerable to Natural Disasters|
This article discusses the United States' increasing vulnerability to natural disasters because of population and infrastructure concentrations in disaster-prone areas. Topics include the high cost of earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornadoes, a discussion of the frequency and severity of these events, changes in population and wealth as measured by revenue, and ways to decrease hazard vulnerability.
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-693
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Contributor: G. van der Vink, et. al