Conclusions: addressing all the vulnerabilities

López-Carresi, Alejandro, Fordham, Maureen, Wisner, Ben, Kelman, Ilan and Gaillard, Jean-Christophe (2013) Conclusions: addressing all the vulnerabilities. In: Disaster Management: International lessons in risk reduction, response and recovery. Routledge, London, pp. 300-309. ISBN 9781849713474

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At the beginning of this book we defined ‘practitioner’ broadly. If we have been successful, the person holding this book might work in a government ministry or department, as a field coordinator for a humanitarian organisation, or in a role such as a volunteer, a campaigner or lobbyist. It is also likely that you do not have ‘disaster risk reduction’ or ‘disaster management’ specifically spelled out in your job description. So we have tried to digest lessons and insights from the world of disaster management and disaster risk reduction research and practice in ways that are helpful for people working in other areas – education, health, economic policy, insurance and financial services, human rights, engineering, food security and agriculture – just to mention a few.

Have we succeeded?

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: L700 Human and Social Geography
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Geography and Environmental Sciences
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Depositing User: Maureen Fordham
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2014 15:30
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 22:26

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