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  1. Handbook of Disaster Policies and Institutions

    Improving Emergency Management and Climate Change Adaptation, 2nd Edition

    By John Handmer, Stephen Dovers

    Disasters both natural and human-induced are leading to spiralling costs in terms of human lives, lost livelihoods and damaged assets and businesses. Yet these consequences and the financial and human crises that follow catastrophes can often be traced to policies unsuited to the emerging scales of...

    Published January 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Policies and Institutions

    By John Handmer, Stephen Dovers

    Disasters both natural and human-induced are leading to spiralling costs in terms of human lives, lost livelihoods and damaged assets and businesses. Yet these consequences and the financial and human crises that follow catastrophes can often be traced to policies unsuited to the emerging scales of...

    Published October 11th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Ecology, Uncertainty and Policy

    Managing Ecosystems for Sustainability

    By John Handmer, Thomas W. Norton, Stephen Dovers

    A broad and comprehensive exploration of the role of the ecological sciences in sustainability for undergraduates.The urgent quest for more sustainable patterns of development has placed new and difficult demands on both scientists and policy makers as they seek to establish more informed and...

    Published August 2nd 2001 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Management and Governance

    Intergovernmental Approaches to Hazards and Sustainability

    Edited by Raymond Burby, Jennifer Dixon, Neil Ericksen, John Handmer, Peter May, Sarah Michaels, D. Ingle Smith

    Problems for environmental management are taking on a new urgency. This book addresses aspects of environmental management that raise fundamental questions about governmental roles and the relationship of humans to the environment. It examines the interaction of local and national governments and...

    Published August 22nd 1996 by Routledge

  5. Hazard Management and Emergency Planning

    Perspectives in Britain

    By Dennis Parker, John Handmer

    This book assesses critically the British approach to hazard management and emergency planning. It identifies the principal legal, organizational and cultural impediments to more effective hazard management and emergency planning, postulates explanations for the shortcomings in the British approach...

    Published January 1st 1992 by Routledge

  6. Flood Hazard Management: British and International Perspectives

    Edited by John W Handmer

    In some important respects floodplain management and flood hazard research is different in Britain from that in other countries. This collection of papers from a conference provides some comparisons. It covers urban flooding, institutions and policy, land use policy, hazard response, and project...

    Published June 30th 1987 by CRC Press

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