Case Studies in Disaster Recovery
  • Release Date : 01 May 2020
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
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  • Pages : 280 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0128095741
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128095744
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Synopsis : Case Studies in Disaster Recovery written by Jane Kushma, published by Butterworth-Heinemann which was released on 01 May 2020. Download Case Studies in Disaster Recovery Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. 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