This book represents recent research on tropical cyclones and their impact, and a wide range of topics are covered. An updated global climatology is presented, including the global occurrence of tropical cyclones and the terrestrial factors that may contribute to the variability and long-term trends in their occurrence. Research also examines long term trends in tropical cyclone occurrences and intensity as related to solar activity, while other research discusses the impact climate change may have on these storms....
The global population of persons aged 60
and over is rising dramatically – especially
in regions that experience the greatest risks
of natural or conflict-related emergencies.
Headlines of the plight of older persons
during the European heat wave of 2003
and Hurricane Katrina in the USA in 2005
shocked the world. In developing countries,
their situation is generally much less
widely-known and their needs and contributions
have been largely invisible. But
this is changing.
Ex: I gave you a book = I gave a book to him = He was given a book by me.
by people by people, sb th× SIMPLE PRESENT OR SIMPLE PAST Am is are +[verb in past participle] was were Ex: Active: Hurricanes destroy a great deal of property each year.
The first decade of the twenty-first century has considerably raised an awareness of the
potential danger to modern civilization from disasters, both natural disasters and those
resulting from intentional human activities. The 2003 hurricane season was the sixth
most active on record. The hurricane season of 2004 was one of the deadliest and
costliest ever for the Atlantic Ocean basin. Four hurricanes raged across the state of
Florida with two of them making landfall near the same spot within a few weeks of one