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 .

After Disasters

Author: Viet Dinh
Publisher: Little a
ISBN: 9781477849989
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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.

Rebuilding After Disasters

Author: Gonzalo Lizarralde
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134028458
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This book will be of great value to decision makers, students and researchers in the fields of architecture, social sciences, engineering, planning, geography, and disaster recovery.

Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster

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

Rebuilding Sustainable Communities For Children And Their Families After Disasters

Author: Adenrele Awotona
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443818208
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Most of the essays in this edited volume were originally presented at the
November 2008 International Conference on Rebuilding Sustainable
Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters that was held at the
University of Massachusetts Boston in the United States of America. In addition to
our esteemed program participants, I would like to acknowledge the following
people and organizations for their efforts to make the conference a success: Alice
Barton-Joumaa, ...

Rebuilding Sustainable Communities After Disasters In China Japan And Beyond

Author: Adenrele Awotona
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443861170
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In November 2012, the Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after
Disasters (CRSCAD), in collaboration with the College of Advancing and
Professional Studies' China Program Center and the Ritsumeikan Research
Center for Sustainability Science, Kyoto, Japan, organized an international
conference on Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters in China and
Japan: Best Practices and Lessons Learned. Similarly, in November 2011,
CRSCAD organized an ...

Policy Making After Disasters Helping Regions Become Resilient The Case Of Post Earthquake Abruzzo

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
ISBN: 9264189572
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The OECD report Policy Making after Disasters: Helping Regions Become
Resilient was prepared by the OECD Directorate of Public Governance and
Territorial Development (GOV), with the support of the Department for
Development and Economic Cohesion (DPS) in the Ministry of Economic
Development (National Operational Program “Governance and Technical
Assistance ERDS 2007–2013”). Special thanks are due to Fabrizio Barca (
Minister for Territorial Cohesion) whose ...

Providing Telemental Health Services After Disasters A Case Based On The Post Tsunami Experience

Author: Ada Scupola
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1605666467
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Associated training of personnel and preparation of the site got wasted (see
Table 1). The network provided counseling (through video conferencing for the
victim) in the presence ofthe health worker. Individual and group sessions were
possible. No traveling was required by the victims. The local volunteers were
responsible for identifying the possible members ofthe community who required
support after a short training course by a personal visit ofthe expert team to the
field. A time ...

After Disasters

Author: Vivian Yoonhyong Choi
ISBN: 9781267758620
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It weaves together the "ends" of disasters, through processes of nation-building and reconstruction in a post-tsunami and post-war context, tracing the social, technological, and institutional negotiations and tensions ushered in at the end ...