Policy Issues for Post-Disaster Mitigation: The Need for a Process
Nigg, Joanne M.
Disaster Research Center
When we think about the immediate consequences of a disaster, vivid images usually come to mind. In the case of earthquakes, the images are of twisted metal that were bridges or train tracks, blocks of crushed concrete and broken glass filling city streets, heaps of brick and mortar rubble that were once homes, and pancaked or collapsed structures that had been places of employment or schools.
policy issues , disaster mitigation , disaster recovery