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Large-scale disasters

lessons learned.

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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris, France .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Turkey,
  • Marmara, Sea of, Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Disasters -- Economic aspects.,
    • Natural disasters -- Economic aspects.,
    • Emergency management.,
    • Earthquakes -- Turkey -- Marmara, Sea of, Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesCatastrophes de grande ampleur :
      ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC79.D45 L37 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 p. ;
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3362624M
      ISBN 109264020187
      LC Control Number2004422561
      OCLC/WorldCa55481032

        This book is based on a report prepared between May and July by a multi-disciplinary team of experts from inside and outside of the OECD. It examines the economic and social impacts of past large-scale disasters, and draws a number of key lessons for the future. LEADING THE FIRST RESPONSE TO LARGE-SCALE NATURAL DISASTERS book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. At on Ma , To 3/5.

      The first decade of the 21st century saw a remarkable number of large-scale disasters. Earthquakes in Haiti and Sumatra underscored the serious economic consequences that catastrophic events can have on developing countries, while 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina showed that first world nations remain vulnerable. The Social Roots of Risk argues against the widespread notion that cataclysmic. The United States has recently experienced numerous large-scale crises that resulted in high death tolls and extensive property damage. Critical incidents such as suicide contagion, natural disasters, or mass casualty events have the potential to cause traumatic reactions and significantly affect children’s sense of safety and security.

      There is growing research interest in emergency logistics within the operations research (OR) community. Different from normal business operations, emergency response for large scale disasters is very complex and there are many challenges to deal with. Research on emergency logistics is still in its infancy stage. Understanding the challenges and new research directions is very by: 1. These should focus on disasters with potential cross-border impacts (e.g. floods or accidental release of chemicals and radio-nuclear agents), exceptional events (major storms), large-scale disasters (earthquakes), and disasters for which the cost of recovery measures appears to be disproportionate when compared to that of preventive measures.


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