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

Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management Book Review:

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

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

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

Integrating Disaster Science and Management Book Review:

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

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

Case Studies in Public Health Preparedness and Response to Disasters Book Review:

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"

Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery

Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery
Author: Graham Marsh,Iftekhar Ahmed,Martin Mulligan,Jenny Donovan,Steve Barton
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2017-09-11
ISBN 10: 1315534193
ISBN 13: 9781315534190
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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 wide collection of case studies of practical experience from around the world is presented to help establish ways of working with communities experiencing great challenges. The book offers practical suggestions on how to give more substance to the rhetoric of community consultation and engagement in these areas of work. It suggests the need to work with a dynamic understanding of community formation that is particularly relevant when people experience unforeseen challenges and traumatic experiences. This title interrogates the concept of community through an extensive review of the literature and explores the ways of working with communities in transition and particularly in their recovery phases through an array of case studies in a range of socioeconomic and political contexts. Focused on the concept of community in post-disaster recovery solutions—an aspect which has received little critical interrogation in the literature—this book will be a valuable resource to students and scholars in disaster management as well as humanitarian agencies.

Building Disaster Recovery Institutions through South-South Policy Transfer: A Comparative Case Study of Indonesia and Haiti

Building Disaster Recovery Institutions through South-South Policy Transfer: A Comparative Case Study of Indonesia and Haiti
Author: Ralph Myers
Publsiher: Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag)
Total Pages: 99
Release: 2014-02-01
ISBN 10: 3954896559
ISBN 13: 9783954896554
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Building Disaster Recovery Institutions through South-South Policy Transfer: A Comparative Case Study of Indonesia and Haiti Book Review:

Since the humanitarian response to the 1994 Rwanda genocide, there has been a growing body of literature on quality and accountability in humanitarian action. One of the most recent trends has been a focus on ‘humanitarian cooperation’ between the governments of disaster affected countries and other humanitarian actors. The research presented in this book builds on this trend by comparing two governmental recovery agencies, namely the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission (IHRC) and the Aceh Nias Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Agency (BRR). Through a review of the literature on policy transfer, the creation of an integrated conceptual/analytical framework for policy transfer and the application of Lijphart’s ‘comparative method’, the research attempts to identify both whether or not policy transfer occurred between the two contexts, as well as the possible causes for the difference in both agencies’ ability to ‘build back better’. The outcomes of the research are then used to suggest possible areas of future research and related hypotheses.

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

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery for IT Professionals

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery for IT Professionals
Author: Susan Snedaker
Publsiher: Syngress Media Incorporated
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2007
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015064982112
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery for IT Professionals Book Review:

"In this book you will find : Complete coverage of the 3 categories of disaster: natural hazards, human-caused hazards, and accidental/technical hazards, updated information on risks from cyber attacks, rioting, protests, product tampering, bombs, explosions and terrorism, extensive disaster planning and readiness check-lists for IT infrastructure, enterprise applications, servers and desktops.-Clear guidance on developing alternate work and computing sites and emergency facilities, actionable advice on emergency readiness and response, up-to-date information on the legal implications of data loss following a security breach or disaster."--Editor.

Business Continuity and Risk Management

Business Continuity and Risk Management
Author: Kurt J. Engemann,Douglas M. Henderson
Publsiher: Rothstein Publishing
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2014-10-01
ISBN 10: 1931332894
ISBN 13: 9781931332897
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Business Continuity and Risk Management Book Review:

As an instructor, you have seen business continuity and risk management grow exponentially, offering an exciting array of career possibilities to your students. They need the tools needed to begin their careers -- and to be ready for industry changes and new career paths. You cannot afford to use limited and inflexible teaching materials that might close doors or limit their options. Written with your classroom in mind,Business Continuity and Risk Management: Essentials of Organizational Resilience is the flexible, modular textbook you have been seeking -- combining business continuity and risk management. Full educator-designed teaching materials available for download. From years of experience teaching and consulting in Business Continuity and Risk, Kurt J. Engemann and Douglas M. Henderson explain everything clearly without extra words or extraneous philosophy. Your students will grasp and apply the main ideas quickly. They will feel that the authors wrote this textbook with them specifically in mind -- as if their questions are answered even before they ask them. Covering both Business Continuity and Risk Management and how these two bodies of knowledge and practice interface, Business Continuity and Risk Management: Essentials of Organizational Resilience is a state-of-the-art textbook designed to be easy for the student to understand -- and for you, as instructor, to present. Flexible, modular design allows you to customize a study plan with chapters covering: Business Continuity and Risk principles and practices. Information Technology and Information Security. Emergency Response and Crisis Management. Risk Modeling – in-depth instructions for students needing the statistical underpinnings in Risk Management. Global Standards and Best Practices Two real-world case studies are integrated throughout the text to give future managers experience in applying chapter principles to a service company and a manufacturer. Chapter objectives, discussion topics, review questions, numerous charts and graphs. Glossary and Index. Full bibliography at the end of each chapter. Extensive, downloadable classroom-tested Instructor Resources are available for college courses and professional development training, including slides, syllabi, test bank, discussion questions, and case studies. Endorsed by The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and The Institute of Risk Management (IRM). QUOTES "It's difficult to write a book that serves both academia and practitioners, but this text provides a firm foundation for novices and a valuable reference for experienced professionals."--Security Management Magazine "The authors...bring the subject to life with rich teaching and learning features, making it an essential read for students and practitioners alike." – Phil AUTHOR BIOS Kurt J. Engemann, PhD, CBCP, is the Director of the Center for Business Continuity and Risk Management and Professor of Information Systems in the Hagan School of Business at Iona College. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management Douglas M. Henderson, FSA, CBCP, is President of Disaster Management, Inc., and has 20+ years of consulting experience in all areas of Business Continuity and Emergency Response Management. He is the author of Is Your Business Ready for the Next Disaster? and a number of templates.

In Hindsight

In Hindsight
Author: Robert Clark
Publsiher: IT Governance Publishing
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2014-06-26
ISBN 10: 1849285926
ISBN 13: 9781849285926
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In Hindsight Book Review:

Analyses the causes of some of the major disasters from the last thirty years and explains what could have been done better, before and after the event.

Disaster Recovery Planning for Communications and Critical Infrastructure

Disaster Recovery Planning for Communications and Critical Infrastructure
Author: Leo Anthony Wrobel,Sharon M. Wrobel
Publsiher: Artech House
Total Pages: 325
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 1596934697
ISBN 13: 9781596934696
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Disaster Recovery Planning for Communications and Critical Infrastructure Book Review:

Addressing the vulnerabilities in today's critical infrastructure to natural disasters and terrorism, this practical book describes what you should be doing to protect your infrastructure before the unthinkable happens. You learn how to maintain command and control in any disaster, and how to predict the probability of those disasters. Written by two highly regarded experts in the field, this one-of-a-kind book shows you how to simplify risk assessments and emergency response procedures to disasters affecting our critical national and local infrastructure.

The Definitive Handbook of Business Continuity Management

The Definitive Handbook of Business Continuity Management
Author: Andrew Hiles
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 798
Release: 2010-11-22
ISBN 10: 0470670142
ISBN 13: 9780470670149
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Definitive Handbook of Business Continuity Management Book Review:

With a pedigree going back over ten years, The DefinitiveHandbook of Business Continuity Management can rightly claim tobe a classic guide to business risk management and contingencyplanning, with a style that makes it accessible to all businessmanagers. Some of the original underlying principles remain thesame – but much has changed. This is reflected in thisradically updated third edition, with exciting and helpful newcontent from new and innovative contributors and new case studiesbringing the book right up to the minute. This book combines over 500 years of experience from leadingBusiness Continuity experts of many countries. It is presented inan easy-to-follow format, explaining in detail the core BCactivities incorporated in BS 25999, Business ContinuityGuidelines, BS 25777 IT Disaster Recovery and other standards andin the body of knowledge common to the key business continuityinstitutes. Contributors from America, Asia Pacific, Europe, China, Indiaand the Middle East provide a truly global perspective, bringingtheir own insights and approaches to the subject, sharing bestpractice from the four corners of the world. We explore and summarize the latest legislation, guidelines andstandards impacting BC planning and management and explain theirimpact. The structured format, with many revealing case studies,examples and checklists, provides a clear roadmap, simplifying andde-mystifying business continuity processes for those new to itsdisciplines and providing a benchmark of current best practice forthose more experienced practitioners. This book makes a massive contribution to the knowledge base ofBC and risk management. It is essential reading for all businesscontinuity, risk managers and auditors: none should be withoutit.

Rebuilding Lives Post-Disaster

Rebuilding Lives Post-Disaster
Author: Julie L. Drolet
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 0190942193
ISBN 13: 9780190942199
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rebuilding Lives Post-Disaster Book Review:

Social workers are increasingly engaged in supporting individuals and communities in long-term disaster recovery. Rebuilding Lives Post-Disaster brings together an international team of social work researchers who have investigated the experiences, perspectives, challenges, and complexities in disaster recovery. It features country case studies drawing from field research undertaken in disaster-affected communities in Canada, the United States, Australia, India, Pakistan, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, and China. In so doing, the volume provides a comprehensive perspective on the realities of disaster recovery and explores key concepts such as resilience, community-based disaster risk reduction, and social and gendered construction of vulnerability and capabilities. Undergraduate and graduate students and professionals in the fields of social work, community development, international social work, emergency management, and related fields will find the text to be a helpful resource.

Teaching Security Management

Teaching Security Management
Author: Sahana Murthy
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 202
Release: 2010
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:747951315
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Teaching Security Management Book Review:

Develops case studies including learning objectives, case scenarios, and case discussion questions, for teaching security management as part of the information security curriculum on the topics of continuity strategies, physical security, and security policies. The five case studies are incident response planning case study, disaster recovery/business continuity planning case study, integrating information technology and physical security via the Advo case study, integrating information technology and physical security via the Cisco case study, and security policy case study. Analyzes by use of a survey the student reactions to this learning methodology.

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

Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management Book Review:

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.

Disaster Recovery Planning

Disaster Recovery Planning
Author: Jon William Toigo
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1996
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: PSU:000025817560
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Disaster Recovery Planning Book Review:

Examining the causes of computer system failures, this book explains how to creatre a disaster recovery plan to prevent many disasters or minimize the impact of disasters that cannot be avoided. incorporating the requirements of new technologies, it provides a detailed analysis of disaster avoidance systems and also covers the politics of disaster recovery planning.

Workplace Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Management

Workplace Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Management
Author: R. Paul Maiden,Rich Paul,Christina Thompson
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 226
Release: 2013-05-13
ISBN 10: 1136453725
ISBN 13: 9781136453724
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Workplace Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Management Book Review:

Respond quickly and effectively to workplace trauma For years, employee assistance programs have been providing critical incidence stress management services to employees who have been involved in, or witness to, workplace fatalities and accidents that are likely to traumatize workers and affect quality of work and increase sick leave and health claims. Workplace Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Management presents successful strategies for rapid response to episodes of workplace violence, natural disasters, and acts of terrorism that have become all-too-common occurrences in the workplace. Workplace Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Management is a must read for professionals in the business of providing crisis response services and for employers responsible for planning and coordinating organizational responses to disasters. This unique book presents first-hand accounts from EAP program managers, Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) professionals, and crisis managers on their trauma response techniques and from health professionals involved in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Centers and the Pentagon. Workplace Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Management examines: similar and dissimilar experiences of EAP professionals in responding to large scale traumatic events using military models in trauma response managing trauma in the South African mining industry trauma response techniques in high risk work settings compassion fatigue among professional helpers how various types of industries handle critical incidents EAP responses to natural disasters repetitious violence in the workplace organizational crisis intervention and much more Workplace Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Management also includes Bern Beidel’s first-person account as EAP Director for the United States House of Representatives of the response to anthrax contamination in mailrooms and office buildings in the nation’s capital.

Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery
Author: Joseph O. Prewitt Diaz
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2018-05-30
ISBN 10: 1351592815
ISBN 13: 9781351592819
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Disaster Recovery Book Review:

This new volume, Disaster Recovery: Community-Based Psychosocial Support in the ​Aftermath, provides a wealth of realistic and applicable information for addressing mental health related issues resulting from disasters. It will provide readers with both a theoretical and practical look at community-based psychosocial support and community consultation from an interdisciplinary perspective. The last thirty years have brought to the fore the importance of psychosocial support as an integrator and cross-cutting theme in disaster response. The need for a timely volume on this topic at this time is based on recent world efforts to include the topic within the disaster risk reduction framework. In this volume, the authors share their practical knowledge about development of community-based psychosocial support based on the hundred of thousands of people in fourteen countries and three continents who provided an immense amount of knowledge about psychosocial support through their participation in programs. These programs helped to lead the way in sharing the strategies and tools presented in here. This book uses case study methodology and practical examples to share how communities can come together, care for themselves, and use their social capital and problem-solving skills to survive and thrive. The information in the book will aid in the development of program offerings for mental health and psychosocial support in disasters and humanitarian emergencies. The final section will provide the components of a proposal for external work and a chapter on monitoring and evaluation. The book will include case studies to help illustrate the content. Edited by Dr. Joseph O. Prewitt Diaz, a 2008 recipient of the American Psychological Association’s International Humanitarian Award, the book is based on his extensive experience and existing research in the field. The information provided here will be helpful to those working in or teaching on disaster management and support, including professors and instructors, students in social work and psychology, government and non-government agencies personnel in the field in places where emerging conflicts are occurring, and many others.

In Hindsight

In Hindsight
Author: Robert Clark
Publsiher: IT Governance Publishing
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2014-06-26
ISBN 10: 1849285926
ISBN 13: 9781849285926
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In Hindsight Book Review:

Analyses the causes of some of the major disasters from the last thirty years and explains what could have been done better, before and after the event.