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Collective conviction : the story of disaster action

Author: Anne Eyre; Pam Dix
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2014.
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The story of Disaster Action, a charity founded by survivors and bereaved people from major disasters.


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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Eyre, Anne.
Collective conviction.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Eyre; Pam Dix
ISBN: 9781781387559 1781387559 1781389993 9781781389997 9781800857964 1800857969
OCLC Number: 969740445
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 284 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits.
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction1. Decade of Disaster - How it All Began2. The Common Bond3. Accountability, Support, Prevention4. Communicating the Messages5. Needs and Rights6. Mad, Bad or Sad? People's Treatment after Disaster7. Inquests, Inquiries and Investigations8. Corporate Responsibility and the Law9. New Millennium, New Dimensions - Responding to Further Disasters10. Experience of the Mass Media11. Consolidating Disaster Action's Influence and Contribution12. Looking Back and Looking Forward - Significant Anniversaries13. Disaster Action's Legacy - and the FutureAppendix 1: Disaster Action Membership, 2014Appendix 2: Disaster Action Timeline - Key Events and ActivitiesAppendix 3: 'When Disaster Strikes' and 'Guidance for Responders' Leaflet SeriesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Anne Eyre and Pam Dix.


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Disaster Action was created in 1991 as a consequence of the frequently appalling experiences of their survivors and bereaved families. It grew out the Herald Families Association, whose founders saw Read more...

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