Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery

Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery

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As individuals, groups, communities, and organizations routinely struggle to recover from disasters, they are beset by a duplication of efforts, poor interorganizational coordination, the development and implementation of policies that are not shaped by local needs, and the spread of misinformation. Yet investment in pre-event planning for post-disaster recovery remains low. qPlanning for Post-Disaster Recoveryqblends what we know about disaster recovery from the research literature with an analysis of existing practice to uncover problems and recommend solutions. It is intended for hazard scholars, practitioners, and others who have not assimilated or acted upon the existing body of knowledge, or who are unexpectedly drawn into the recovery process following a disaster.q... a team of experts from the Netherlands that not only helped assess the initial damages to the levee system but also provided guidance in levee repair and construction as well as adaptive land use planning techniques;30 and a memorana€”anbsp;...

Title:Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery
Author:Gavin Smith
Publisher:Island Press - 2012-08-17


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