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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 01 May 2020
  • ISBN : 0128095741
  • Page : 280 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Case Studies in Disaster Recovery, the latest release in the Adaptation and Innovation in Emergency and Disaster Management series, explores recovery from a number of perspectives: household, community and nation. Chapters cover the concept of social vulnerability to explain/predict recovery outcomes, consider broader themes of sustainability, assess community vulnerability and capacity, and explore the challenges associated with long-term recovery and disaster case management. Cases explored illustrate the ways in which communities and governments used the window of opportunity after a disaster to make changes that reduce future risk and vulnerability. Included cases illustrate the diversity of change realized in communities following disasters. Presents in-depth cases studies in disaster recovery - a phase of disaster management Unites practice and research from multiple disciplines to highlight the complexity of disasters mitigation, including environmental and earth sciences, engineering, public health, geography, sociology and anthropology Examines policy and ethical dilemmas faced by decision-makers in disaster situations

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Case Studies in Disaster Recovery

Case Studies in Disaster Recovery
  • Author : Jane Kushma
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2020-05
  • ISBN : 0128095741
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Case Studies in Disaster Recovery, the latest release in the Adaptation and Innovation in Emergency and Disaster Management series, explores recovery from a number of perspectives: household, community and nation. Chapters cover the concept of social vulnerability to explain/predict recovery outcomes, consider broader themes of sustainability, assess community vulnerability and capacity, and explore the challenges associated with long-term recovery and disaster case management. Cases explored illustrate the ways in which communities and governments used the window of opportunity after

International Case Studies in the Management of Disasters

International Case Studies in the Management of Disasters
  • Author : Babu George,Qamar-ud-Din Mahar
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-11-30
  • ISBN : 9781839821882
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Showcasing internationally sourced case studies on disaster management, International Case Studies in the Management of Disasters presents a diverse range of case studies on how disasters, both natural and manmade, are being managed globally.

Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management

Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management
  • Author : Nicolas A. Valcik,Paul E. Tracy
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-04-28
  • ISBN : 9781315459356
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Designed to enable practitioners and students to evaluate a variety of real-life emergencies from every angle, this new edition of Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management provides clear, thorough, step-by-step descriptions of more than 50 major disasters or emergencies. Arranged chronologically, the case studies involve incidents from around the globe, with topics including natural disasters, industrial accidents, epidemics, and terrorist attacks. A series of questions throughout each case study encourages the reader to think critically about the problem at

Disaster Mental Health Case Studies

Disaster Mental Health Case Studies
  • Author : James Halpern,Amy Nitza,Karla Vermeulen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-02-18
  • ISBN : 9781351252249
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Disaster Mental Health Case Studies is a riveting collection of case studies by master clinicians that reveal how disaster mental health interventions must be tailored to meet the needs of survivors. Each unique case study is structured to give the reader an introduction to the community affected pre-disaster; a glimpse into the thought processes of the disaster mental health responders pre- and post-disaster; and a reflective selection of lessons learned as a result of the experiences. The 17 case studies offer

Integrating Disaster Science and Management

Integrating Disaster Science and Management
  • Author : Pijush Samui,Dookie Kim,Chandan Ghosh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-05-04
  • ISBN : 9780128120576
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Integrated Disaster Science and Management: Global Case Studies in Mitigation and Recovery bridges the gap between scientific research on natural disasters and the practice of disaster management. It examines natural hazards, including earthquakes, landslides and tsunamis, and uses integrated disaster management techniques, quantitative methods and big data analytics to create early warning models to mitigate impacts of these hazards and reduce the risk of disaster. It also looks at mitigation as part of the recovery process after a disaster, as

Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management

Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management
  • Author : Nicolas A. Valcik,Paul E. Tracy
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-04-28
  • ISBN : 9781315459363
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Designed to enable practitioners and students to evaluate a variety of real-life emergencies from every angle, this new edition of Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management provides clear, thorough, step-by-step descriptions of more than 50 major disasters or emergencies. Arranged chronologically, the case studies involve incidents from around the globe, with topics including natural disasters, industrial accidents, epidemics, and terrorist attacks. A series of questions throughout each case study encourages the reader to think critically about the problem at

A Holistic Case-Study Approach to Applying Satellite Remote Sensing to Disaster Management

A Holistic Case-Study Approach to Applying Satellite Remote Sensing to Disaster Management
  • Author : Kazuya Kaku
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-09-13
  • ISBN : 9781527574588
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This book brings together a number of holistic case-studies focusing on the application of satellite remote sensing to disaster management. It highlights the human factors behind such application, and explores the various fields in which it can be used.

Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery

Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery
  • Author : Graham Marsh,Iftekhar Ahmed,Martin Mulligan,Jenny Donovan,Steve Barton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-11
  • ISBN : 9781315534190
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Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery reflects a wide array of practical experiences in working with disaster-affected communities internationally. It demonstrates that widely held assumptions about the benefits of community consultation and engagement in disaster recovery work need to be examined more critically because poorly conceived and hastily implemented community engagement strategies have sometimes exacerbated divisions within affected communities and/or resulted in ineffective use of aid funding. It is equally demonstrated that well-crafted, creative and thoughtful programming is possible. The

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning for IT Professionals

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning for IT Professionals
  • Author : Susan Snedaker
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2011-04-18
  • ISBN : 0080553729
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Powerful Earthquake Triggers Tsunami in Pacific. Hurricane Katrina Makes Landfall in the Gulf Coast. Avalanche Buries Highway in Denver. Tornado Touches Down in Georgia. These headlines not only have caught the attention of people around the world, they have had a significant effect on IT professionals as well. As technology continues to become more integral to corporate operations at every level of the organization, the job of IT has expanded to become almost all-encompassing. These days, it’s difficult to

Rethinking Post-Disaster Recovery

Rethinking Post-Disaster Recovery
  • Author : Laura Centemeri,Sezin Topçu,J. Peter Burgess
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-11-19
  • ISBN : 9781000478563
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This book presents an original interdisciplinary approach to the study of the so-called ‘recovery phase’ in disaster management, centered on the notion of repairing. The volume advances thinking on disaster recovery that goes beyond institutional and managerial challenges, descriptions, and analyses. It encourages socially, politically, and ethically engaged questioning of what it means to recover after disaster. At the center of this analysis, contributions examine the diversity of processes of repairing through which recovery can take place, and the varied

Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management

Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management
  • Author : Claire Connolly Knox,Brittany "Brie" Haupt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-04-15
  • ISBN : 9781000038972
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Disasters are complex and dynamic events that test emergency and crisis professionals and leaders – even the most ethical ones. Within all phases of emergency management, disasters highlight social vulnerabilities that require culturally competent practices. The lack of culturally respectable responses to diverse populations underscores the critical need for cultural competency education and training in higher education and practice. Using a case study approach that is both adaptable and practical, this textbook is an accessible and essential guide on what makes

Disaster Response and Planning for Libraries

Disaster Response and Planning for Libraries
  • Author : Miriam B. Kahn,Erik Auf der Heide,Miriam B.. Kahn
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 0838908373
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Offers instructions on writing and implementing disaster plans for libraries.

Flood Risk Management

Flood Risk Management
  • Author : Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell,Matilda Becker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-01-22
  • ISBN : 9781351009980
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Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global flood risk management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and communication, forecasting and warning, and economics. Through short case studies, the range of international examples from North America, Europe, Asia and Africa provide analysis of FRM efforts, processes and issues from human, governance and policy implementation perspectives.

Crisis Communication

Crisis Communication
  • Author : Kjell Brataas
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-01-29
  • ISBN : 9781315351285
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Crisis Communication is an in-depth examination of recent tragedies and natural disasters that have occurred around the globe. The book covers three types of incidents: natural catastrophes, accidents and terror attacks. It focuses on the communication aspect of each incident and provides accounts from people handling the event. Each chapter offers a detailed description of the event and supplementary facts and illustrations from a variety of sources. With a focus on critical communication elements and lessons learned, Brataas offers valuable

Forest-related disasters – Three case studies and lessons for management of extreme events

Forest-related disasters – Three case studies and lessons for management of extreme events
  • Author : van Hensbergen, H. and Cedergren, J.,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2021-01-06
  • ISBN : 9789251331859
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Forests are “victims” of disaster when unable to provide services required by society and cannot recover within a relevant timeframe. Trees damaged may host insect pests that may kill healthy trees or become fuel for forest fires. Fallen trees also damage infrastructure.Extreme events can change the cultural and economic life of small states/islands and/or cause the breakdown of societal services.Disasters affect timber supplies, distorting market functioning. Damaged timber is susceptible to attack from insects and fungi,