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Floods And Other Man-Made Disasters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This humorous read pokes fun at recent events in Alberta. A companion book to Miguel's more serious take on Alberta floods, Floods and other man-made disasters is meant to allow readers to take a step back from what many consider to be a horrible situation and see the humour in it.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international organizations.
While the Buddha Watched...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
This is a story of a woman torn between her current hollow life and the one that beckons her with promises of love and fulfillment. Finally it takes a cruel twist of fate to shake her out of reverie. It takes immense courage to follow one’s dream, to let go of the fears and also the comforts that one gets used to. The story dwells over this inner turmoil that all of us go through
ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The climate change phenomenon has contributed to severe weather disturbances over the past years, inflicting serious damage on vulnerable groups of people. This synthesis provides key lessons drawn from project evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development
The End of the World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The End of the World is a book of short stories about Nepal. It was long-listed for the Frank O'Connor Short Story Award in 2009.
Trust Me Twice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion, Fiction » Christian » Romance
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Alana and Zac were best friends, until an incident on a school camp causes Alana to push Zac away. Ten years later, Alana returns to her home town and runs into Zac again. He is now a famous TV star and super-cute, but can she forgive him for hurting her? While stranded with him in the middle of a natural disaster, she must decide whether to trust Zac, and God, again.
ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This brief highlights lessons and recommendations from an independent evaluation report that assesses the Asian Development Bank's support for disaster prevention and recovery programs during 1995–2011.
Atlantis the Eyewitnesses, Part II Legacy of Atlantis
Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
We found an account of Atlantis written 9,250 years before Plato. We provide archeological finds and scientific facts that convincing prove that Atlantis really did exist. And we have found the remains. We present the evidence for the creation; the destruction; and the legacy of Atlantis. This is Part II The Legacy of Atlantis.
Summary for the book
Price: Free! Words: 9,630. Language: Russian. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
This is a summary of the book published back in 1953 by George D. Khizanashvili in Tbilisi, Georgia. / Предлягаем Вашему вниманию краткое содержание книги опубликованной в 1953 году Георгием Хизанашвили в Тбилиси, Грузия.
2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami: Boxing Day Tsunami
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
December 26, 2004 will always be remembered by the devastation caused by one of the largest earthquakes known to man. The Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami is revisited in captivating, understandable detail with illustrations. The impact of the tsunami on the environment and economy (fishing and tourism) and recovery are discussed.