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SLFI annual convention 2005 on facing human disasters, future challenges

Sri Lanka Foundation Institute. Convention

SLFI annual convention 2005 on facing human disasters, future challenges

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by Sri Lanka Foundation Institute. Convention

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Published by Sri Lanka Foundation Institute in [Colombo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disaster relief -- Sri Lanka -- Congresses,
  • Disasters -- Sri Lanka -- Congresses,
  • Emergency management -- Sri Lanka -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFacing human disasters
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsSri Lanka Foundation Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV580.S (Sri Lanka) .x3+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16480161M
    LC Control Number2006542357

    Urban Institute opens minds, shapes decisions, and offers solutions through economic and social policy research. The National Association of Counties (NACo) strengthens America’s counties, serving nea county elected officials and million county employees.

    Operating specifically in the context of armed conflict, international humanitarian law covers only part of the regime of humanitarian assistance. The growing number of disasters and their humanitarian impacts has prompted the need for a framework that addresses the responsibilities of states and humanitarian agencies in disaster settings. This has led to the emergence of [ ]. Section of the E-Government Act of called on the Office of Management and Budget, in consultation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to “ensure that a study is conducted on using information technology to enhance crisis preparedness, response, and consequence management of natural and manmade disasters.”This, the final report from the National Research .

    with certainty that there will be more disasters, catastrophes, and crises in the very near future.3 The trends are clear: the monetary toll of natural disasters continues to grow worldwide, as human populations continue to expand into vulnerable areas and as urbanization creates and exacerbates vulnerability (Comfort et al., ; Jacobs, ). disaster-flexible, to be able to respond to disasters that endanger the lives of residents and staff and damage property. While not all disasters may be anticipated, like an impending storm, studies do demonstrate that preparation, knowing how to respond when a disaster strikes, and being calm and flexible saves lives and reduces physical damage.


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