Disaster Recovery

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/6/2009
  • Publisher: Auerbach Pub

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This is the first core text that tackles the myriad recovery issues faced by federal, state, and local emergency managers in a long-term disaster recovery situation. Topics include recovery planning, housing, debris management, public and private sector recovery, and historical and cultural preservation. The author also discusses environmental recovery, social and psychological recovery and services, voluntary organizations, federal assistance programs, grant-writing, and donations management. Each chapter features key terms, learning objectives, highlighted practical applications, review questions, a summary, and references. Numerous case studies ensure concepts are fully explained and illustrated.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Recovery
What is Recovery?
Frameworks and Approaches to Disaster
Recovery Pre and Post Recovery Planning
Dimensions of Recovery Infrastructure and Lifelines
Housing Business and Private Sector Recovery Public
Sector Recovery Environmental Resources and Recovery
Social and Psychological Recovery Strategies to Foster
Effective Recovery Debris Management Donations
Management Community Participation Working with Voluntary
Organizations Federal Assistance Programs and other Funding
Linking Recovery to Mitigation
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