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1. Natural and man-made hazards: their increasing importance in the end-20th century world.- One Volcanic Hazards.- 2. Volcano risk mitigation through training.- 3. Volunteer Observers Program: a tool for monitoring volcanic and seismic events in the Philippines.- 4. Monitoring and warning of volcanic eruptions by remote sensing.- 5. Volcanic hazards in Colombia and Indonesia: lahars and related phenomena.- 6. The 1985 Nevado del Ruiz eruption: scientific, social and governmental response and interaction before the event.- 7. Lahars of Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador: hazard and risk evaluation.- 8. Seismic monitoring of Lake Nyos, Cameroon, following the gas release disaster of August, 1986.- Two Earthquake Hazards.- 9. Long-term seismic hazard in the Eastern Mediterranean region.- 10. The ROA Earthquake Hazard Atlas project: recent work from the Middle East.- 11. Some implications of the 1985 Mexican earthquake for hazard assessment.- Three Landslide Hazards.- 12. Lanslide hazard assessment in the context of development.- 13. The identification and mitigation of glacier-related hazards: examples from the Cordillera Blanca, Peru.- Four The `Quiet' Hazards.- 14. Sea-level changes in China - past and future: their impact and countermeasures.- 15. Rising groundwater: a problem of development in some urban areas of the Middle East.- 16. Factors affecting losses of soil and agricultural land in tropical countries.- 17. Reduction of biodiversity - the ultimate disaster?.- Five What Can Be Done?.- 18. Policy in response to geohazards: lessons from the developed world?.- 19. Some perspectives on geological hazards.- 20. The International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction and the Geohazards Unit at Polytechnic South West, Plymouth, UK.- Place name index.

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