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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
On risk and disaster.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2006
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ronald J Daniels; Donald F Kettl; Howard Kunreuther
|ISBN:||9780812205473 0812205472 1283212390 9781283212397|
|Notes:||Essays published in association with the National Symposium on Risk and Disasters (Dec. 2005, Washington, D.C.), organized by the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with Congressional quarterly and the Communications Institute.|
|Description:||1 online resource (viii, 293 p.)|
|Contents:||pt. 1. The challenge of the Gulf --
pt. 2. Thinking about risk --
pt. 3. Private sector strategies for managing risk --
pt. 4. The government's role in disaster preparedness and response.
|Responsibility:||edited by Ronald J. Daniels, Donald F. Kettl, and Howard Kunreuther ; foreword by Amy Gutmann.|
"This volume provides important insights from the nation's leading experts on how we, as a community and nation, should be rethinking disaster assessment, prevention, and mitigation. Policymakers,
- Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
- Emergency management -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
- Crisis management in government -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
- Disaster relief -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
- Risk perception -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
- Risk assessment -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
- POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General
- Crisis management in government.
- Disaster relief.
- Emergency management.
- Risk assessment.
- Risk perception.
- United States -- Gulf Coast.