There’s No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster

“It is generally accepted among environmental geographers that there is no such thing as a natural disaster. In every phase and aspect of a disaster – causes, vulnerability, preparedness, results and response, and reconstruction – the contours of disaster and the difference between who lives and who dies is to a greater or lesser extent a social calculus.”


Neil Smith (1954-2012)

See the full article here. See Neil Smith’s obituary here.