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Managing disasters through public-private partnerships

Author: Ami J Abou-bakr
Publisher: Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, ©2013.
Series: Public management and change.
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"The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, generated a great deal of discussion in public policy and disaster management circles about the importance of increasing national resilience to rebound from catastrophic events. Since the majority of physical and virtual networks that the United States relies upon are owned and operated by the private sector, a consensus has emerged  Read more...
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Abou-bakr, Ami J.
Managing disasters through public-private partnerships.
Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012012671
(OCoLC)782252406
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ami J Abou-bakr
ISBN: 1589019512 9781589019515
OCLC Number: 823577549
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 227 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
The emergence of disaster-oriented PPPs --
Assessing disaster-oriented PPPs --
The Federal Reserve, a strategic alliance --
The War Industries Board, a responsive alliance --
Comparing the frameworks & the identity crisis of disaster-oriented PPPs --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Public management and change.
Responsibility: Ami J. Abou-bakr.

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Assesses whether public-private partnerships for the purposes of disaster resilience are viable at the federal level, identifies why attempts to develop these partnerships have largely fallen short,  Read more...

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