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Resilience: Managing the Risk of Natural Disasters By Robert Prieto et al.
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Resilience: Managing the Risk of Natural Disaster considers risk management strategies, risk identification methods, and pre- and post- event activities to minimize risk. Post-event recovery is a... More > more widely understood field, as practitioners have a plethora of lessons learned from completed projects. Pre-event planning as a means of minimizing damage and downtime is a lesser developed field, and this book organizes both literature supported data and the authors’ anecdotal experiences into a framework for disaster management, spanning pre- and post- event. The book serves as a companion to Resilience: An Engineering & Construction Perspective, in which co-author Bob Prieto describes his perspectives on the challenges of resilience in large scale engineering and construction programs. Together, these books offer the reader fresh perspectives on the challenges and opportunities that exist before and after disaster strikes and how to act to improve outcomes.< Less
Axis Capital Group Insurance Review: Disaster Risk for Insurance Market By Morton Riddle
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In the present times, natural disasters have been prominent, frequent and more concurrent. Floods in the west coast of the United States, earthquakes in South America, and landslides in Europe,... More > tsunamis and super typhoons in the South East Asia, virus and disease outbreak in Africa and billions of dollars-worth of properties and land as well as thousands of life lost. The news is filled with these headlines. Around the world, natural calamities are more devastating than the last and are more frequently happening.< Less
EMM 415 Local Disaster By Nic Klaus
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To get this tutorial follow this link: http://dodohelp.com/EMM-415/EMM-415-Local-Disaster EMM415 Growing up in Phoenix, I was fairly unaware that we had it pretty easy. We have summer monsoons and... More > with that comes microbursts and flooding, power outages and a lot of lightening but that’s about the extent of natural disasters in my area. In a Risk and Insurance ranking of this country's 10 safest cities, Phoenix came in second, just behind Rochester More Details hidden…….< Less
EMM 415 LOCAL DISASTER By Jon Snow
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EMM 415 LOCAL DISASTER Just Click on Below Link To Download This Course: http://www.tutorialsexperts.com/product/emm-415-local-disaster/ EMM 415 Local Disaster EMM415 Growing up in Phoenix, I was... More > fairly unaware that we had it pretty easy. We have summer monsoons and with that comes microbursts and flooding, power outages and a lot of lightening but that’s about the extent of natural disasters in my area. In a Risk and Insurance ranking of this country’s 10 safest cities, Phoenix came in second, just behind Rochester More Details hidden…….< Less
EMM 415 LOCAL DISASTER By Jon Snow
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EMM 415 LOCAL DISASTER Just Click on Below Link To Download This Course: URL= http://www.tutorialsexperts.us/product/emm-415-local-disaster/ Contact Us HELP@TUTORIALSEXPERTS.US EMM 415 Local... More > Disaster Growing up in Phoenix, I was fairly unaware that we had it pretty easy. We have summer monsoons and with that comes microbursts and flooding, power outages and a lot of lightening but that’s about the extent of natural disasters in my area. In a Risk and Insurance ranking of this country’s 10 safest cities, Phoenix came in second, just behind Rochester More Details hidden…….< Less
Structured Approach to Disaster Management By Dr. Vijay Kumar
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Disaster management in India has evolved from an activity-based setup to an institutionalized structure; from single faculty domain to a multi-stakeholder setup; and from a relief-based approach to a... More > ‘multi-dimensional approach for reducing risk’. The beginnings of an institutional structure for disaster management came during British period following the series of disasters that hit the country. These were the Famines of 1900, 1905, 1907 & 1943, and the Bihar-Nepal Earthquake of 1937. Over the past century, the structure for managing disasters in India has undergone substantive changes in its composition, nature and policy.< Less
Project Disasters and Surviving Them By David Nickson
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Even when procedures and methods are followed closely, things can still go wrong and lead to disastrous outcomes. This book examines what causes projects to fail and the lessons to learn from these... More > failures in order to help avoid future disasters. Using a wide variety of real-world examples such as The Apollo 13 moon mission, Coca-Cola’s Dasani water and the Millennium Dome, the book analyses what those involved in the projects did after the event, and how effective – or otherwise – their actions were in improving the final outcome. The tone of the book is positive, it shows how to identify risks and implement strategies to combat them. In a comprehensive and practical style, the author demonstrates how to support and lead project teams when things go wrong; how to turn a disaster into something positive and, most importantly, gives guidance on what not to do. This compelling and informative guide is a must read for anyone involved in managing a project and for those seeking PM qualifications.< Less
Project Disasters and Surviving Them By David Nickson
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Even when procedures and methods are followed closely, things can still go wrong and lead to disastrous outcomes. This book examines what causes projects to fail and the lessons to learn from these... More > failures in order to help avoid future disasters. Using a wide variety of real-world examples such as The Apollo 13 moon mission, Coca-Cola’s Dasani water and the Millennium Dome, the book analyses what those involved in the projects did after the event, and how effective – or otherwise – their actions were in improving the final outcome. The tone of the book is positive, it shows how to identify risks and implement strategies to combat them. In a comprehensive and practical style, the author demonstrates how to support and lead project teams when things go wrong; how to turn a disaster into something positive and, most importantly, gives guidance on what not to do. This compelling and informative guide is a must read for anyone involved in managing a project and for those seeking PM qualifications.< Less
The psychosocial aftermath in a disaster relief organisation By Maarten Hoejenbos
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This study is a dissertation for the diploma of medical care in Catastrophies. It gives advice on policies for prevention and aftercare of employee's of a disaster relief organisation. A model is... More > given for evaluation of activities for risk reduction for psychosocial problems.< Less
The psychosocial aftermath in a disaster relief organisation By Maarten Hoejenbos
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This study is a dissertation for the diploma of medical care in Catastrophies. It gives advice on policies for prevention and aftercare of employee's of a disaster relief organisation. A model is... More > given for evaluation of activities for risk reduction for psychosocial problems.< Less

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