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Risk Management of Water Supply and Sanitation Systems

Topics: Emergency Management, Healthcare and Public Health, Water/Wastewater,

This book, written as part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series, contains the proceedings of the 2008 NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Risk Management of Water Supply and Sanitation Systems Impaired by Operational Failures Natural Disasters and War Conflicts held in Ohrid, Macedonia. Broadly, the workshop supported discussions regarding current challenges in water and sanitation, including sustainable access to services, environmental degradation and poverty as making populations with a history of water issues even more vulnerable, and the potential for water to be a target for terrorists or those at war. Over 40 experts contribute specific observations and recommendations on these issues of susceptibility as well as current water emergency management and risk mitigation plans.

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