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Author Arendt, Lucy A.

Title Long-term community recovery from natural disasters / Lucy A. Arendt and Daniel J. Alesch
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 292 pages.)
Summary Today, governmental efforts at long-term community recovery from a natural disaster consist primarily of rebuilding the physical artifact of the community. This entails reestablishing vital community services and infrastructure and creating housing to replace that which has been lost.
Contents Chapter 1. The problem -- chapter 2. From extreme natural hazard event to community disaster -- chapter 3. Communities as complex, open, and self-organizing social systems -- chapter 4. Postdisruption : real problems for real people in real places -- chapter 5. Impacts on local government -- chapter 6. Community disaster recovery : definition, processes, and obstacles -- chapter 7. Facilitating recovery -- chapter 8. A recovery starting point -- chapter 10. What to do before the next disaster
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Disaster relief.
Disasters -- Social aspects.
Community development.
Community life.
Disaster Planning -- organization & administration.
Relief Work -- organization & administration.
Survivors -- psychology.
Social Conditions.
Social Welfare.
Local Government.
Form Electronic book
Author Alesch, Daniel J.
Taylor & Francis.
ISBN 9780429254970 (electronic bk.)
0429254970 (electronic bk.)