After Disaster

Author: Thomas A. Birkland
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9780878406531
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Examines how disasters like earthquakes, oil spills, and nuclear power plant accidents can act as focusing events "which cause both citizens and policymakers to pay more attention to a public problem and often to press for solutions .

Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster

Author: Eugenie L. Birch
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204484
Size: 39.56 MB
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This volume examines the rebuilding of cities and their environs after a disaster and focuses on four major issues: making cities less vulnerable to disaster, reestablishing economic viability, responding to the permanent needs of the ...

After Disaster

Author: Edward Minyard
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 145750930X
Size: 27.87 MB
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This book describes his adventures and presents a view that most have never seen - from inside the Heart of Chaos.

After Disaster

Author: Peter Stanley
ISBN: 9781877140709
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Focuses on the effect on children and young people of experiencing disaster with the trauma it can bring.

The Role Of Nongovernmental Organizations In Long Term Human Recovery After Disaster

Author: Anita Chandra
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 0833049038
Size: 27.93 MB
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NGOs Contribute to Human Recovery and Bolster Community Resilience During
short- and long-term recovery efforts, NGOs facilitate disaster recovery and are
uniquely positioned to advocate for changes that may improve the resilience of
communities to withstand future disasters. For example, NGOs can strengthen
social networks by enhancing connections between residents and community
organizations. A case study of disaster recovery in Honduras after Hurricane
Mitch ...

Coming Home After Disaster

Author: Alka Sapat
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315404249
Size: 79.50 MB
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