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Main Title Disaster and Development Examining Global Issues and Cases / [electronic resource] :
Author Kapucu, Naim.
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Author Title of a Work
Liou, Kuotsai Tom.
Publisher Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer,
Year Published 2014
Call Number GB5000-5030
ISBN 9783319044682
Subjects Geography. ; Geology. ; Environmental management. ; Sustainable development.
Internet Access
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Collation XIX, 469 p. 34 illus., 19 illus. in color. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Part I- Risk Reduction and Policy Learning -- Part II- Disaster Resilience and Capacity Building -- Part III- Recovery, Development, and Collaborative Emergency Management. This book offers a systematic, empirical examination of the concepts of disasters and sustainable economic development applied to many cases around the world. It presents comprehensive coverage of the complex and dynamic relationship between disaster and development, making a vital contribution to the literature on disaster management, disaster resilience, and sustainable development. The book collects twenty-three chapters, examining theoretical issues and investigating practical cases on policy, governance, and lessons learned in dealing with different types of disasters (e.g., earthquakes, floods, and hurricanes) in twenty countries and communities around the world.