After Disaster

Author: Thomas A. Birkland
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9780878406531
Size: 57.23 MB
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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 .

After Disasters

Author: Viet Dinh
Publisher: Little a
ISBN: 9781477849996
Size: 53.92 MB
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Recounts the experiences of four rescue workers who put their lives at risk to save others after a life-shattering earthquake in India.

After Disaster

Author: Edward Minyard
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 145750930X
Size: 75.23 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.

Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster

Author: Eugenie L. Birch
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204484
Size: 32.23 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 ...

Lessons Of Disaster

Author: Thomas A. Birkland
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9781589013599
Size: 53.27 MB
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In Lessons of Disaster, Thomas Birkland takes a critical look at this assumption.

Coming Home After Disaster

Author: Alka Sapat
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498722865
Size: 22.15 MB
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This book serves as a valuable resource by highlighting the key issues and challenges that need to be addressed with regard to post-disaster housing.

The Asian Tsunami

Author: S. K. Jayasuriya
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1849806837
Size: 13.28 MB
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The resulting assistance effort was one of the largest humanitarian programs ever organised in the developing world. This book discusses the lessons of the aid effort for disaster protection policy in developing countries.

Advocacy After Bhopal

Author: Kim Fortun
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226257181
Size: 31.93 MB
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Revealing the hopes and frustrations of advocacy, this moving work also counters the tendency to think of Bhopal as an isolated incident that "can't happen here."