Case Studies in Disaster Mitigation and Prevention

Case Studies in Disaster Mitigation and Prevention
Author: Himanshu Grover,Tanveer Islam
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2020-12-15
ISBN 10: 9780128095287
ISBN 13: 0128095288
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Case Studies in Disaster Mitigation and Prevention: A Volume in the Disaster and Emergency Management: Case Studies in Adaptation and Innovation series presents cases illustrating efforts to reduce human and material losses associated with disasters. This volume demonstrates that mitigation is an ongoing phase in which communities continually pursue long-term hazard resistance and reduction. Cases illustrate the importance of risk assessment in the development of mitigation strategies through hazard mapping and multi-hazard mitigation planning. Cases also illustrate approaches to reduction risk through structural and non-structural means, giving consideration to benefits or limitations of these strategies in different contexts. The contributions of different mitigation activities to disaster risk reduction efforts are examined using the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. Presents in-depth cases studies in disaster mitigation, one of the phases of disaster management Unites practice and research from multiple disciplines to highlight the complexity of disaster 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

Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management

Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management
Author: Nicolas A. Valcik,Paul E. Tracy
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2017-04-28
ISBN 10: 1315459361
ISBN 13: 9781315459363
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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 hand, to select a course of action, and to then see the results of the decisions that were made.? This hands-on approach invites practitioners and students to apply learned theoretical emergency management techniques in a safe test environment. Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management, 2e provides readers with the most modern and current case studies in disaster response and emergency management and can be used in group project settings, as individual homework assignments in training courses for first responders, law enforcement, and government employees, or to complement existing emergency management textbooks in Public Administration, Public Management, and Public Affairs programs.?

Case Studies in Disaster Recovery

Case Studies in Disaster Recovery
Author: Jane Kushma
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2020-05
ISBN 10: 9780128095744
ISBN 13: 0128095741
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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

Integrating Disaster Science and Management

Integrating Disaster Science and Management
Author: Pijush Samui,Dookie Kim,Chandan Ghosh
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 486
Release: 2018-05-04
ISBN 10: 0128120576
ISBN 13: 9780128120576
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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 in the case of the Nepal earthquake. Edited by global experts in disaster management and engineering, the book offers case studies that focus on the critical phases of disaster management. Identifies advanced techniques and models based on natural disaster science for forecasting disasters and analyzing risk Offers a holistic approach to the problem of disaster management, including preparation, recovery, and resilience Includes coverage of social, economic, and environmental impacts on disasters

Disaster Management

Disaster Management
Author: D.B.N. Murthy
Publsiher: Deep and Deep Publications
Total Pages: 162
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 9788176299060
ISBN 13: 8176299065
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Disaster risk reduction in school curricula: case studies from thirty countries

Disaster risk reduction in school curricula: case studies from thirty countries
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: UNESCO
Total Pages: 329
Release:
ISBN 10: 9230010871
ISBN 13: 9789230010874
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Case Studies in Disaster Response

Case Studies in Disaster Response
Author: Steven J. Jensen,David Johnston
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2021-01-15
ISBN 10: 9780128095263
ISBN 13: 0128095261
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Case Studies in Disaster Response focuses on the key functions to be performed in the emergency response to a disaster, how these functions are coordinated, and the typical challenges and issues that emerge. Cases address both hazard- and response-generated needs. Also explored are the needs generated by emergent threats (e.g., Ebola crisis), emergent technologies (e.g., social media), and emergent groups (e.g., social innovation teams) that set the stage for innovation and adaption. Presents in-depth cases studies in disaster response, one of the phases of disaster management Unites practice and research from multiple disciplines to highlight the complexity of disasters preparedness, including environmental and earth sciences, engineering, public health, geography, sociology, and anthropology, and humanitarian aid Examines policy and ethical dilemmas faced by decision makers in disaster situations

Natural Disaster Hotspots Case Studies

Natural Disaster Hotspots Case Studies
Author: Margaret Arnold
Publsiher: World Bank Publications
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2006-01-01
ISBN 10: 0821363336
ISBN 13: 9780821363331
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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These case studies complement the earlier groundbreaking work of Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis published in April 2005. Three case studies address specific hazards: landslides, storm surges and drought. An additional, three case studies address regional multi-hazard situations in Sri Lanka, the Tana River basin in Kenya, and the city of Caracas, Venezuela.

Disaster Administration and Management

Disaster Administration and Management
Author: S.L. Goel
Publsiher: Deep and Deep Publications
Total Pages: 626
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 9788184500332
ISBN 13: 8184500335
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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In Indian context.

Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management

Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management
Author: Claire Connolly Knox,Brittany "Brie" Haupt
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2020-04-15
ISBN 10: 1000038971
ISBN 13: 9781000038972
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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 teaching effective in emergency and crisis management. Key Features An in-depth understanding of cultural competence makes it well suited for teaching effectively in emergency preparedness Expert guidance from leading authorities ensures a fresh perspective in various aspects of emergency and crisis management National and international emergency and crisis management case studies containing ground rules, a scenario, roles/actors, guiding questions, facilitator questions, and resources Pedagogy and andragogy theories that drive design and implementation Pre- and post-tests for each case study allow faculty and trainers to empirically measure the participants’ learning outcomes Short case study structure can be easily implemented in a course as a group discussion, group assignment, or individual assignment With unparalleled resources to reach every participant and facilitator, Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management offers educators a roadmap for successfully engaging participants in various aspects of cultural competency knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Planning for Community-based Disaster Resilience Worldwide

Planning for Community-based Disaster Resilience Worldwide
Author: Adenrele Awotona
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 470
Release: 2016-10-14
ISBN 10: 1317080149
ISBN 13: 9781317080145
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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We are witnessing an ever-increasing level and intensity of disasters from Ecuador to Ethiopia and beyond, devastating millions of ordinary lives and causing long-term misery for vulnerable populations. Bringing together 26 case studies from six continents, this volume provides a unique resource that discusses, in considerable depth, the multifaceted matrix of natural and human-made disasters. It examines their bearing on the loss of human and productive capital; the conduct of national policies and the setting of national development priorities; and on the nature of international aid and bilateral assistance strategies and programs of donor countries. In order to ensure the efficacy and appropriateness of their support for disaster survivors, international agencies, humanitarian and disaster relief organizations, scholars, non-governmental organizations, and members of the global emergency management community need to have insight into best practices and lessons learned from various disasters across national and cultural boundaries. The evidence obtained from the numerous case studies in this volume serves to build a worldwide community that is better informed about the cultural and traditional contexts of such disasters and better enabled to prepare for, respond to, and finally rebuild sustainable communities after disasters in different environments. The main themes of the case studies include: • the need for community planning and emergency management to unite in order to achieve the mutual aim of creating a sustainable disaster-resilient community, coupled with the necessity to enact and implement appropriate laws, policies, and development regulations for disaster risk reduction; • the need to develop a clear set of urban planning and urban design principles for improving the built environment’s capacities for disaster risk management through the integration of disaster risk reduction education into the curricula of colleges and universities; • the need to engage the whole community to build inclusive governance structures as prerequisites for addressing climate change vulnerability and fostering resilience and sustainability. Furthermore, the case studies explore the need to link the existence and value of scientific knowledge accumulated in various countries with decision-making in disaster risk management; and the relevance and transferability from one cultural context to another of the lessons learned in building institutional frameworks for whole community partnerships.

International Case Studies in the Management of Disasters

International Case Studies in the Management of Disasters
Author: Babu George,Qamar-ud-Din Mahar
Publsiher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2020-11-30
ISBN 10: 9781839821875
ISBN 13: 1839821876
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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.

Crisis Communication

Crisis Communication
Author: Kjell Brataas
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 196
Release: 2018-01-29
ISBN 10: 1315351285
ISBN 13: 9781315351285
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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 advice - based on personal experience with natural disasters, accidents and terror attacks - on some of the most effective ways to prepare for and deal with a crisis. Topics range from interview situations and social media to victim support and active shooter events. This book will be invaluable to those working in public relations and communications, as well as to those working with human resources and general management.

Disaster Risk Management

Disaster Risk Management
Author: Huong Ha,R. Lalitha S. Fernando,Sanjeev Kumar Mahajan
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 146
Release: 2019-01-16
ISBN 10: 9781949443066
ISBN 13: 194944306X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This edited book will focus on how different disasters and relevant risk have been managed. It includes special topics relating to disaster risk management in the context of South Asia.

Improving Flood Management, Prediction and Monitoring

Improving Flood Management, Prediction and Monitoring
Author: Zulkifli Yusop,Azmi Aris,Nor Eliza Alias,Kogila Vani Annammala,William L. Waugh, Jr.
Publsiher: Emerald Group Publishing
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2018-11-21
ISBN 10: 1787565521
ISBN 13: 9781787565524
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This volume presents chapters highlighting the methodologies and tools developed to improve flood management and flood risk reduction.

Case Studies in Public Health Preparedness and Response to Disasters

Case Studies in Public Health Preparedness and Response to Disasters
Author: Landesman Consulting Visiting Lecturer School of Public Health University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst Massachusetts Linda Y Landesman,Linda Y. Landesman,Isaac B. Weisfuse
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2013-08-02
ISBN 10: 1449645208
ISBN 13: 9781449645205
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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From extreme weather events such as Superstorm Sandy, man-made tragedies like the Madrid train bombings, the threat of bioterrorism, and emerging infections such as the H1N1 pandemic flu, disasters are creating increasingly profound threats to health of populations around the globe. Through a presentation of 16 case studies, the authors examine the broad range of public health scenarios through the lens of emergency preparedness and planning. Designed for students across a wide spectrum of health and safety disciplines, this text uniquely demonstrates the application of public health preparedness competencies established by the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH). Key Features: -Presents 16 case studies on preparedness, from natural disasters to pandemic infection. -Demonstrates the application of the ASPH Public Health Preparedness competencies. -Makes an ideal complement to any text on disaster preparedness or public health leadership, or can be used as a standalone text. "Case Studies in Public Health Preparedness is written by some of the best emergency preparedness and response professionals in the business; it is a must read for anyone who needs to prepare for or respond to an emergency. Michael Osterholm Ph.D, MPH, Professor and Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota"

Disaster Diplomacy

Disaster Diplomacy
Author: Ilan Kelman
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2011-08-26
ISBN 10: 1136653732
ISBN 13: 9781136653735
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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When an earthquake hits a war zone or cyclone aid is flown in by an enemy, many ask: Can catastrophe bring peace? Disaster prevention and mitigation provide similar questions. Could setting up a flood warning system bring enemy countries together? Could a regional earthquake building code set the groundwork for wider regional cooperation? This book examines how and why disaster-related activities do and do not create peace and reduce conflict. Disaster-related activities refer to actions before a disaster such as prevention and mitigation along with actions after a disaster such as emergency response, humanitarian relief, and reconstruction. This volume investigates disaster diplomacy case studies from around the world, in a variety of political and disaster circumstances, from earthquakes in Greece and Turkey affecting these neighbours’ bilateral relations to volcanoes and typhoons influencing intra-state conflict in the Philippines. Dictatorships are amongst the case studies, such as Cuba and Burma, along with democracies such as the USA and India. No evidence is found to suggest that disaster diplomacy is a prominent factor in conflict resolution. Instead, disaster-related activities often influence peace processes in the short-term—over weeks and months—provided that a non-disaster-related basis already existed for the reconciliation. That could be secret negotiations between the warring parties or strong trade or cultural links. Over the long-term, disaster-related influences disappear, succumbing to factors such as a leadership change, the usual patterns of political enmity, or belief that an historical grievance should take precedence over disaster-related bonds. This is the first book on disaster diplomacy. Disaster-politics interactions have been studied for decades, but usually from a specific political framing, covering a specific geographical area, or from a specific disaster framing. As well, plenty of quantitative work has been completed, yet the data limitations are rarely admitted openly or thoroughly analysed. Few publications bring together the topics of disasters and politics in terms of a disaster diplomacy framework, yielding a grounded, qualitative, scientific point of view on the topic.

Handbook of Coastal Disaster Mitigation for Engineers and Planners

Handbook of Coastal Disaster Mitigation for Engineers and Planners
Author: Miguel Esteban,Hiroshi Takagi,Tomoya Shibayama
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 788
Release: 2015-07-29
ISBN 10: 0128012706
ISBN 13: 9780128012703
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The world’s population is expected to increase to over 8 billion by 2020. About 60% of the total population of the world lives in coastal areas and 65% of the cities with a population of over 2.5 million are located in coastal areas. Written by an international panel of experts in the fields of engineering and risk management, The Handbook of Coastal Disasters Mitigation presents a coherent overview of 10 years of coastal disaster risk management and engineering, during which some of the most relevant events of recent time have taken place, including the Indian Ocean tsunami, hurricanes Katrina and Sandy in the United States or the 2011 Japanese tsunami. International case studies offer practical lessons on how disaster resilience can be improved in the future Contains tools and techniques for analyzing and managing the risk of coastal disasters Provides engineering measures for mitigating coastal vulnerability to tsunamis, tropical cyclones, and hurricanes Includes crucial tactics for rehabilitation and reconstruction of the infrastructure

Gender, Households, Community and Disaster Management

Gender, Households, Community and Disaster Management
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 95
Release: 2002
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015063237484
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Urban Planning for Disaster Recovery

Urban Planning for Disaster Recovery
Author: Alan March,Maria Kornakova
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2017-05-10
ISBN 10: 0128043237
ISBN 13: 9780128043233
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Urban Planning for Disaster Recovery focuses on disaster recovery from the perspective of urban planning, an underutilized tactic that can significantly reduce disaster risks. The book examines disaster risk reduction (DRR), in particular, the recovery stage of what is widely known as the disaster cycle. The theoretical underpinning of the book derives from a number of sources in urban planning and disaster management literature, and is illustrated by a series of case studies. It consists of five sections, each of which opens with a conceptual framework that is followed by a series of supporting and illustrative cases as practical examples. These examples both complement and critique the theoretical base provided, demonstrating the need to apply the concepts in location-specific ways. Examines disaster recovery from an urban planning perspective Illustrates key concepts with real-world case studies Explores the contributions of experts, urban planners, NGOs, and community members