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  • Oliver, John E.; Britton, N.R.; James, M.K. (Centre for Disaster Studies, James Cook University- North Queensland, 1984)
    Following a general discussion of Australia's susceptibility to bushfires, the report describes the massive Ash Wednesday disaster and the human response to it. One of the chapters dealing with responses examines the topic ...
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  • Drabek, Thomas E. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1994)
    The author, a sociologist, previously had examined disaster planning (and the lack of it) among hoteliers and others whose livelihood centers on tourism. Even before that study was completed, he had begun to look at the ...
  • Drabek, Thomas E. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1996)
    The author, a sociologist, previously had examined disaster planning (and the lack of it) among hoteliers and others whose livelihood centers on tourism. Even before that study was completed, he had begun to look at the ...
  • Drabek, Thomas E. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1999)
    Explores how the presence and effectiveness of emergency managers can help shape overall emergency response and recovery to a given event. Emergency managers are called upon to facilitate the smooth functioning of all ...
  • Ayre, Robert S.; Mileti, Dennis S.; Trainer, Patricia B. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1975)
    Discusses the nature of the two hazards and their adjustments, and recommends a shift in research direction. Research into land use management; earthquake-proofing; earthquake prediction and warning; insurance; community ...
  • Mukerjee, Tapan (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1971)
    Contains a discussion of various adjustment to earthquakes and their costs, a discussion of costs and benefits of the adjustments, and a cost-benefit analysis of warning systems and structural modification for the city of ...
  • United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency (United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1985-02)
    Following a discussion of the elements of emergency preparedness plans for dams, an outline is presented for the actual design of an emergency action plan. Items considered in the plan include preventive actions, warning ...
  • Wei, Jiuchang; Wang, Fei; Lindell, Michael K. (2015)
    This paper proposes a diffusion model to measure the evolution of stakeholders’ disaster perceptions by integrating a disaster message model, a stakeholder model, and a stakeholder memory model, which collectively describe ...
  • United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency (United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1987-02)
  • White, Gilbert F.; Brinkmann, Waltraud; Cochrane, Harold C.; Ericksen, Neil J. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1975)
    Discusses the flood problem in the U.S. and the changing mix of adjustments to floods. Alternative approaches are demonstrated by means of scenarios. Five major lines of research which would be likely to reduce flood losses ...
  • United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency (United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1981-09)
    Procedures have been prepared which will assist flood disaster mitigation team leaders and members to 1) produce a practical and technically sound report which has the capability of actually being implemented, and 2) ...
  • Handmer, John (Flood Hazard Research Center, Middlesex University,, 1997)
  • Fitzsimons, J. (Flood Hazard Research Centre., Middlesex University, 1997)
  • Stewart, Kevin G. (Kevin George) (Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University, 1997)
    An effective flood warning system design must include a flood threat recognition system to detect and evaluate the threat as it develops, and alert local authorities concerning potential dangers. This paper describes the ...
  • Warrick, Richard A. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1981)
    A week after the ash fall from Mount St. Helens settled, three communities in Washington (Ellenburg, Ritzville, Cheney) and Missoula, Montana were studied in order to ascertain the range of immediate effects and actions ...
  • United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency (United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1990-03-14)
  • Dueker, Kenneth J. (Center for Urban Studies, Portland State University,, 1980-10)
    This report, prepared for the U.S. Department of Transportation, analyzes how individuals and communities respond to a sudden curtailment of their mobility. Following Mount St. Helens' massive eruption in May, l980, three ...
  • Sime, J.D. (Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University,, 1997)
    This paper explores the nature of the response to floods in terms of the psychological and social science principles derived from people-environment research. Touching upon aspects of risk denial, ambiguity of a threat in ...

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