Disaster Prevention Policies

  • Author : Patrick Pigeon
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 November 2016
  • ISBN : 9780081017913
  • Page : 240 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 voters

Download or read online book entitled Disaster Prevention Policies written by Patrick Pigeon and published by Elsevier. This book was released on 08 November 2016 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Get best books that you want by click Get Book Button and Read as many books as you like. Book Excerpt : This book addresses disaster risk reduction (DRR) policies, focusing on reducing the paradox that exists between the compulsory implementation of DRR policies and continuing limitations The authors use their knowledge of the ever-evolving threats associated with disasters and their prevention to investigate this famous paradox and propose solutions that will help readers understand and reconsider its existence. The authors also discuss conditionings behind this paradox, helping readers understand the existing solutions, also suggesting how to reduce the limitations of DRR policies. Offers a fresh perspective on the assessments currently available on disaster and DRR policies Provides insight based on examples of DRR policies taken from Latin American, Asian, and European cases Focuses on reducing the paradox that exists between the compulsory implementation of DRR policies and continuing limitations

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