By DeMond Shondell Miller, Jason David Rivera
A number of traditional and man-made mess ups have plagued the area within the twenty-first century, many with major worldwide influence. The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the Indian Ocean tsunami, and typhoon Katrina all affected wide areas with devastating effects. the necessity for greater emergency administration regulations, techniques, and cooperation between countries is clear. Bringing jointly contributions from a cadre of overseas specialists, Comparative Emergency administration: interpreting international and local Responses to failures demonstrates how one can realize and decrease local infrastructure vulnerability by means of development safe networks of collaboration inside diverse geographical components of the realm. Explores matters on all continents With discrete sections at the Americas, Africa and the center East, Europe, Asia, and the Pacific Rim, the ebook provides the paintings of researchers and practitioners who learn methods diverse societies have replied to environmental threats utilizing leading edge easy methods to focus on their vulnerabilities to catastrophe. themes mentioned contain: A video game method that has been used as a good instrument within the communique of catastrophe probability details within the Caribbean Efforts to rebuild tourism in New Orleans regardless of the demanding situations awarded via media insurance of storm Katrina Faith-based association (FBO) humanitarian suggestions within the Muslim international Nongovernmental and community-based responses to the Asian tsunami and the Sumatran earthquake The publication offers a multifaceted learn that goals to foster discussion between policymakers to lessen social vulnerability and construct neighborhood and local capacities to resist environmental attacks. Encouraging inventive considering, it bargains rules and recommendations which were profitable in more than a few environments world wide. The authoritative scholarship provided combines interdisciplinary reports that may be important to a huge diversity of fields and execs.
Read or Download Comparative Emergency Management: Examining Global and Regional Responses to Disasters PDF
Similar public affairs books
In 2012, the ERASMUS programme celebrated its twenty fifth anniversary. As one of many best-known tasks of the ecu, it has already enabled nearly 3 million scholars to spend part of their experiences overseas. yet ERASMUS is greater than only a easy educational trade programme: designed to give a contribution to the construction of a «People’s Europe», it has develop into a profitable political tool for shaping generations of eu scholars.
Xvi + 657 pp. & 1 folding chart, quarto.
Nationwide governments around the globe are turning to branding experts, public kinfolk advisers and strategic communications specialists to aid them "brand" their jurisdiction. utilizing the instruments, ideas and services of industrial branding is assumed to assist countries articulate extra coherent and cohesive identities, allure international capital, and keep citizen loyalty.
- Regulatory Governance in Infrastructure Industries: Assessment and Measurement of Brazilian Regulators (PPIAF Trends and Policy Options)
- e-Governance for Development: A Focus on Rural India
- Privatization and Public-Private Partnerships
- Public Values and Public Interest: Counterbalancing Economic Individualism (Public Management and Change)
- Governing Networks: Egpa Yearbook (International Institute of Administrative Science Monographs, 22)
- Men, Gender Divisions and Welfare
Additional resources for Comparative Emergency Management: Examining Global and Regional Responses to Disasters
Rational symbolic networks. Athens: Nesos Editions. Cutter, S. , Boruff, B. , and Shirley, W. L. 2003. Social vulnerability to environmental hazards. Social Science Quarterly 84:242–261. Economic and Social Council. 2005. President’s summary at the special event Food Crises in Africa. ECOSOC Chamber Thursday, October 27, 2005. New York: UN Economic and Social Council. Gonzalez, C. 2010. Opportunities and challenges for private-public partnerships in the 21st century. In Community disaster recovery and resiliency: Exploring global opportunities and challenges, eds.
Haiti raises earthquake toll to 230,000. html. , and Jefferson, B. 2006. Risk perception in participatory planning for water use. Desalination 187:149–158. , Gilles, M. , and Gilles, S. 2009. The importance of in-situ observations for rapid loss estimates in the Euro-Med region. EGU General Assembly 2009. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 11. Branscomb, L. , and Michel-Kerjan, E. O. 2006. Public-private collaboration on a national and international scale. In Seeds of disaster, roots of response: How private action can reduce public vulnerability, eds.
The Middle East and North African region (MENA) is prone to various types of disasters caused by natural hazards, such as earthquakes, floods, drought, and landslides. Disasters impose increasingly heavy human and property losses on countries in this region, which hampers their socioeconomic development. Governments and other actors in the MENA region have been developing various strategies targeting disaster preparedness and response; however, disaster risk reduction linked to national development processes is not yet integrated in the planning and policy paradigms of the region.