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Toward Resilient Communities - a book by Atkinson, Christopher L.

Toward Resilient Communities

Examining the Impacts of Local Governments in Disasters

Toward Resilient Communities( )
Author: Atkinson, Christopher L.
Series title:Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy Ser.
ISBN:978-0-415-65803-4
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $145.00
Book Description:

In June 2011, the city of Minot, North Dakota sustained the greatest flood in its history. Rather than buckling under the immense weight of the flood on a personal and community level, government, civic groups, and citizens began to immediately assess and address the event's impacts. Why did the disaster in Minot lead to government and community resilience, whereas during Hurricane Katrina, the non-resilience of the government and community of New Orleans resulted in widespread...
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Pages:222
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Disasters & Disaster Relief
Political Science / American Government / Local
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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