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The role of regional organizations in disaster risk management : a strategy for global resilience

Author: Simon Hollis
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The abrupt power of disasters pays no respect to political boundaries or the social fabric in today's complex and globalized world. The interruption of flights from volcanic ash clouds, damaged oil refineries from hurricanes and collapsed buildings from earthquakes can cause major damage nationally, produce ripple effects on the global economy and disrupt countless lives. The use of regional organizations to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Hollis
ISBN: 9781137439291 1137439297
OCLC Number: 889735643
Description: xii, 242 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: --
1. The Role of Regional Organizations in Disaster Risk Management2. Regional Disaster Risk Management3. The rational role of regional DRM cooperation4. The standardization of DRM5. International organizations and norm diffusion6. Norm reproduction in the school of DRM7. The Great Divide: Translating expectations into capabilities8. A World of Regions.
Responsibility: Simon Hollis, Swedish National Defence College, Sweden.
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The use of regional organizations to mitigate and respond to disasters has become a global trend. This book examines the role regional organizations play in managing disaster risk through a  Read more...

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