By Damon P. Coppola
- Expanded insurance of world techniques to catastrophe administration with more suitable facts and examine on failures world wide, together with Cyclone Nargis, the H1N1 pandemic, and the tsunami in American Samoa
- More fabric on danger administration, mitigation, myths that impact habit in the course of crises, and post-disaster review of the response
- Up-to-date details at the function of reduction businesses and overseas monetary associations just like the international financial institution in catastrophe reaction, in addition to statement at the most modern examine in catastrophe administration and coverage studies
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