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Preparing for Disaster - a book by Paton, Douglas

Preparing for Disaster

Building Household and Community Capacity

Preparing for Disaster( )
Author: Paton, Douglas
McClure, John
ISBN:978-0-398-08895-8
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $54.95
Book Description:

Despite the evident advantages that being prepared for natural life-threatening events confers on people and communities, research has consistently found that individual, community, and business preparedness levels are low. This book examines why this is so and identifies what can be done to expedite the development of sustained preparedness, at household, community, and societal levels. The text emphasizes the need for this aspect of social risk management to be based on engagement...
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Pages:258
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Emergency Management
Reference / Survival & Emergency Preparedness
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 Inches
Book Weight:1.7 Pounds

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