Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -178) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. The nature of emergencies and disasters 2. The nature of policy and institutions 3. A policy and institutional framework for emergencies and disasters 4. Owning the problem : politics, participation and communication 5. Framing the problem : identifying and analyzing risk 6. Responding to the problem : policy formulation and implementation 7. Not forgetting : monitoring, evaluation and learning 8. Institutional settings for emergencies and disasters : form, function and coordination 9. Future prospects.