xvii, 187 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : the context and aims of this book Constructing the problem The nature of emergencies and disasters The nature of policy and institutions Constructing the response A policy and institutional framework for emergencies and disasters Owning the problem : politics, participation and communication Framing the problem : identifying and analyzing risk Responding to the problem : policy formulation and implementation Not forgetting : monitoring, evaluation and learning Institutional settings for emergencies and disasters Constructing the future Future prospects.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -178) and index.