The crossroads between more and more populated human communities and their transforming environment pose distinct complications than ever before. This book serves as a great source of reference for several users, interested in a better comprehension of natural hazards and their effective management. It encompasses information regarding various natural hazards leading to disasters, like avalanches, tropical storms, coastal floods, etc. The case studies illustrated in this book describe various geographical areas, and they consist of mechanisms for being moved to other spots and circumstances. The book will definitely appeal to those who invest their efforts in building communities resilient to natural disasters.