skip to content
On risk and disaster : lessons from Hurricane Katrina Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

On risk and disaster : lessons from Hurricane Katrina

Author: Ronald J Daniels; Donald F Kettl; Howard Kunreuther
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Leading experts address questions of public and private roles in assessing, managing, and mitigating major risks to public health and safety in light of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
On risk and disaster.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2006
(DLC) 2006296053
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald J Daniels; Donald F Kettl; Howard Kunreuther
ISBN: 9780812205473 0812205472
OCLC Number: 759158156
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.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"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, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/759158156>
library:oclcnum"759158156"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/759158156>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookFormatschema:EBook
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"2006"
schema:datePublished"2006"
schema:description"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."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/873890968>
schema:genre"Electronic books."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"On risk and disaster lessons from Hurricane Katrina"@en
schema:numberOfPages"293"
schema:publisher
schema:url<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt3fhq8c>
schema:url<http://site.ebrary.com/id/10491860>
schema:url
schema:url<http://muse.jhu.edu/books/9780812205473/>
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.