Introduction to Part III

Authored by: The Editors

The Routledge Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

Print publication date:  December  2011
Online publication date:  March  2012

Print ISBN: 9780415590655
eBook ISBN: 9780203844236
Adobe ISBN: 9781136918698

10.4324/9780203844236.ch39

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Abstract

This part of the Handbook is about preparedness for and response to disasters. It covers early warning, emergency management and the assessment of damage and needs following a disaster, including chapters on health and food. Recovery is also discussed in chapters devoted to settlement and shelter reconstruction as well as psycho-social and socio-economic recovery.

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