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- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00
This book explores the management of information in crises, particularly the interconnectedness of information, people, and technologies during crises. Natural disasters, such as the Haiti earthquake and Hurricane Katrina, and 9/11 and human-made crises, such as the recent political disruption in North Africa and the Middle East, have demonstrated... more...
- Richard Boorberg Verlag 2013; US$ 55.54
Die Schriftenreihe greift aktuelle Entwicklungen im kommunalen Sektor auf. Die Verknüpfung von Wissenschaft und Praxis ist dabei ein besonderes Anliegen. In der Reihe erscheinen sowohl Monographien, die mit rechtsdogmatischer Fundierung Probleme der kommunalen Praxis behandeln, als auch Tagungsbände mit praxisbezogenen und wissenschaftlich reflektierten... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2003; US$ 70.00
Improve business efficiency, eliminate day-to-day mishaps, and prepare for the worst-with effective disaster contingency planning Working in lower Manhattan on September 11th, 2001, Donna Childs became keenly aware of the need for small businesses to develop disaster contingency plans and grateful that her own business had implemented such plans and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Using the findings from up-to-date attitude surveys in Europe East and West, the US and Australasia, this book shows that, contrary to the claims of experts and policy-makers, the welfare state is still highly popular amongst citizens. more...
Een structuur van een Raad voor onafhankelijk onderzoek naar gevaar voor de veiligheid [Structure of a Board to Independently Investigate Real and Possible Threats to Safety]RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This report contains the results of a RAND Europe research project undertaken for the multidepart-mental project team "Project Independent Investigation of Disasters and Accidents" (PRO for its Dutch name Project Onafhankelijk Onderzoek Rampen en Ongevallen), organized under the Directorate General for Public Order and Safety of the Dutch Ministry... more...
- BRILL 2000; US$ 74.00
A historical and comparative overview describing the regulations of the use of alcohol and drugs (opiates) in the USA, the UK and the Netherlands. It explains the conditions, causes and consequences of the various regulatory regimes and provides insights into their political economy. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00
Much has been written about the need to build local capacities in emergency and postemergency situations. Many relief programs, however, remain characterized by externality: in their funding, accountabilities, approach to management, and dependence upon expatriate staff. Reality often flies in the face of stated policy and good intentions. In reality,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 89.99
A unique comparative examination of the different ways in which modern democratic societies provide welfare today, with special attention to the US, Japan, Britain, Scandinavia, West Germany, and Israel. more...
- IOS Press 2006; US$ 183.00
Natural and man-made disasters, like floods and eruptions of volcanoes, have tormented mankind since antiquity. Despite all the warning signs, it is certain that when the eruption of Vesuvius started on the morning of 24 August, CE 79, it caught the local population of Pompeii utterly unprepared for the major disaster that ultimately ruined the entire... more...