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Main Title Planning for community resilience : a handbook for reducing vulnerability to disasters /
Author Masterson, Jaimie Hicks,
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 876350463
ISBN 9781610915854; 1610915852
Subjects Emergency management. ; City planning. ; Organizational resilience. ; Disaster Planning. ; Civil Defense. ; Texas.
Internet Access
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Contributor biographical information http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1507/2014941999-b.html
Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1507/2014941999-d.html
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  HV551.2.M37 2014 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 12/22/2014
Collation x, 244 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-232) and index.
Contents Notes Community resilience. The new era of catastrophes -- What is resilience? -- Organizing and connecting through the disaster phases -- Knowing your community. Assessing hazard exposure -- Assessing physical vulnerability -- Assessing social vulnerability -- Planning strategies. As assessment of hazard mitigation plans -- Planner's toolbox -- Striving for consistency -- Conclusion. Communities can reduce their vulnerability to disaster by becoming more resilient - to not only bounce back more readily from disasters but to grow stronger, more socially cohesive, and more environmentally responsible. In Planning for Community Resilience, the authors describe an inclusive process for creating disaster-resilient communities. An invaluable tool for professionals, this handbook guides any community through the process of measuring their level of hazard exposure, physical vulnerability, and social vulnerability to determine the best planning strategy. -- from back cover.
Place Published Washington
PUB Date Free Form 2014
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
Content text
Carrier volume
Cataloging Source RDA
LCCN 2014941999
Merged OCLC records 876670876
OCLC Time Stamp 20141216121822
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 01235cam 2200349Ii 45020