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Launching a national conversation on disaster resilience in America : workshop summary

Author: Peggy Tsai; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Increasing National Resilience to Hazards and Disasters,; Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The National Academies Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses the importance of resilience, discussed different challenges and approaches for building resilience, and outlined steps for implementing resilience efforts in communities and within  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy Tsai; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Increasing National Resilience to Hazards and Disasters,; Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (U.S.)
ISBN: 9780309289719 0309289718
OCLC Number: 862073857
Notes: Disaster resilience: a national imperative, a report published by The National Academies Press in 2012, served as the basis for a one-day workshop on November 30, 2012 in Washington, D.C. This document is a summary of that workshop.
Description: xiii, 57 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Framing the conversation --
Resilience as a complex national endeavor --
A national vision for resilience: next steps --
Workshop agenda --
Biographical information, plenary session participants --
List of registered participants --
List of questions for afternoon breakout sessions.
Responsibility: Peggy Tsai, rapporteur, Committee on Increasing National Resilience to Hazards and Disasters, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy.
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