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
Size: 39.25 MB
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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.

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

Author: Ada Scupola
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1605666467
Size: 75.32 MB
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Citing his experience after the Kashmir Earthquake of 2005, Patoli (2006) found
telemedicine to be an effective method of helping the healthcare aspects of
disasters. It can provide the specialists virtually to the affected area(s),
overcoming time and geographical barriers. However, most studies in
telemedicine in general and specifically in disasters have concentrated on the
technology rather than the implementation. Shifting from a normal physical
healthcare provision to a virtual ...

Rebuilding Sustainable Communities For Children And Their Families After Disasters

Author: Adenrele Awotona
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443818208
Size: 28.53 MB
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An international conference with a focus on the creation of a sustainable, just,
secure and disaster resilient community for children and their families. How can
communities recover from disasters in ways that permanently protect and
empower their most vulnerable members? In order to attempt to answer this
question, the Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters at
the University of Massachusetts at Boston convened a four-day international
conference in ...

Rebuilding Sustainable Communities After Disasters

Author: Ingrid Johnston
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443894125
Size: 20.98 MB
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Perry, R.W. (2005) Disasters, definitions and theory construction. In What is a
disaster? New answers to old questions (Eds, Perry, R.W. & Quanantelli, E.L.)
International Committee on Disaster Research, U.S.A., pp311-324. Prescott, S.M.
(2008) Using talanoa in Pacific business research in New Zealand: Experiences
with Tongan entrepreneurs. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous
Scholarship, 4, 127-148. Quarantelli, E.L. (2005) A social science research
agenda for ...

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

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
ISBN: 9264189572
Size: 15.50 MB
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Natural disasters have, by definition, a territorial impact, damaging the physical
capital of the places where they strike. Yet economic consequences go far
beyond the affected area and require responses from regional and national
resources, technical capacity and human organisation. The challenge facing
governments after a natural disaster is how to deliver rapid relief to those worst
affected while ensuring that the investment required for reconstruction
strengthens the capacity of ...

Rebuilding Sustainable Communities After Disasters In China Japan And Beyond

Author: Adenrele Awotona
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443861170
Size: 65.73 MB
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Some Chinese researchers attributed the storm's power to the effects of
urbanization (Council on Foreign Relations, “Man-Made Cities and Natural
Disasters: The Growing Threat,” Devex, August 16, 2012, https://www. devex.com
/en/news/man-made-cities-and-natural-disasters-the-growing/78936 Retrieved
February 27, 2013). See also “Beijing Chaos after Record Floods in Chinese
Capital,” BBC, July 27, 2012, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia18949777 (
retrieved March 1, ...

After Disasters

Author: Vivian Yoonhyong Choi
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781267758620
Size: 50.83 MB
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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 ...

Mental Health And Disasters

Author: Yuval Neria
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521883873
Size: 65.30 MB
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A reference on mental health and disasters, focused on the full spectrum of psychopathologies associated with many different types of disasters.

Healthy Resilient And Sustainable Communities After Disasters

Author: Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309316227
Size: 45.37 MB
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This book makes the case that disaster recovery should be guided by a healthy community vision, where health considerations are integrated into all aspects of recovery planning before and after a disaster, and funding streams are leveraged ...