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Disaster resilience

a national imperative

by National Academies (U.S.). Committee on Increasing National Resilience to Hazards and Disasters

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emergency management,
  • Relief Work,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Disaster Planning,
  • Organization & administration,
  • Prevention & control,
  • Public Policy,
  • Psychological Resilience,
  • Disasters,
  • Disaster relief

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 244).

    StatementCommittee on Increasing National Resilience to Hazards and Disasters, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, The National Academies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV551.3 .D57 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 244 pages
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27032639M
    ISBN 100309261503
    ISBN 109780309261500
    LC Control Number2012953228
    OCLC/WorldCa809027635

    The Resilience Series is a collaboration by the authors of Changemakers Books in response to the coronavirus epidemic. Each concise volume offers expert advice and practical exercises for mastering specific skills and abilities to make readers more resilient in a time of crisis.   Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative addresses the broad issue of increasing the nation's resilience to disasters. This book defines "national resilience", describes the state of knowledge about resilience to hazards and disasters, and frames the main issues related to increasing resilience in the United : National Academies.

    The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction seeks to tackle the underlying drivers of risk, namely increasing exposure, and promote well-being. Achieving the goals of Sendai requires a shift in practice, away from the status quo in DRM and toward a holistic and system-thinking approach to disaster resilience that is centered on development.   Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative vii Prepublicaiton Version—Subject to Further Editorial Revisions Preface Disaster resilience is everyone’s business and is a shared responsibility among citizens, the private sector, and government. Increasing resilience to disasters requires bold .

    Book: Local Disaster Resilience. Book: Local Disaster Resilience Gulf Coast Research. Gulf Coast Research. Recent Posts. J A. Ross. State Disaster Mitigation Data Available from PEW. September 1, Janu A. Ross. Hurricane Harvey Evacuations. Ap . The committee’s report, Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative, explains its findings and recommends steps the nation can take to bolster its resilience. This booklet summarizes those findings and recommendations, and offers examples of communities that have shown resilience in the face of disaster.


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