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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 $148.00
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#65533;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...
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Pages:222
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / American Government / Local
Social Science / Disasters & Disaster Relief
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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