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Dull disasters? : how planning ahead will make a difference / Daniel J. Clarke, Stefan Dercon.

By: Clarke, Daniel J. (Daniel Jonathan), 1980- [author.].
Contributor(s): Dercon, Stefan [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016Edition: First edition.Description: xiv, 139 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780198785576 (hardback).Subject(s): Emergency management | Crisis management | Organizational resilienceDDC classification: 363.348 CLA
Contents:
1.Dealing with Disasters: It Should and Can Get Better What Does This Book Do? The Evidence? A Focus on Natural Disasters Let's Dull Disasters! Recapping... 2.Denning the Problem: Begging Bowls and Benefactors A Flawed Funding Model The Consequences Moving Beyond a Medieval System of Finance A Snapshot of the Literature 3.Bring in the Professionals The Politics of Credible Pre-Disaster Plans The Scientists The Bureaucrats The Implementers The Financiers Avoiding Hot Air and Getting Results Embracing Pre-Disaster Planning 4.Planning for Disaster Recovery: Changing the Default Setting The Flaws of Human Decision Making It Isn't Rocket Science (or Is It?) All Systems Go Lessons from Insurance Applying Rules-Based Approaches to Disaster Planning For Benefactors, a New Strategy Contents note continued: A Snapshot of the Literature 5.Finance as the Glue Can Financial Instruments Replace a Disaster Plan? Thinking Like an Insurance Company Preparing Like an Insurance Company Acting Like an Insurance Company The Building Blocks of a Better System 6.Moving Forward... Why Are We Even Talking about This? What Is the Solution? What Are the Challenges? Getting Started: Taking the First Steps Dulling Disasters, Now! Recapping...
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-131) and index.

1.Dealing with Disasters: It Should and Can Get Better
What Does This Book Do?
The Evidence?
A Focus on Natural Disasters
Let's Dull Disasters!
Recapping...
2.Denning the Problem: Begging Bowls and Benefactors
A Flawed Funding Model
The Consequences
Moving Beyond a Medieval System of Finance
A Snapshot of the Literature
3.Bring in the Professionals
The Politics of Credible Pre-Disaster Plans
The Scientists
The Bureaucrats
The Implementers
The Financiers
Avoiding Hot Air and Getting Results
Embracing Pre-Disaster Planning
4.Planning for Disaster Recovery: Changing the Default Setting
The Flaws of Human Decision Making
It Isn't Rocket Science (or Is It?)
All Systems Go
Lessons from Insurance
Applying Rules-Based Approaches to Disaster Planning
For Benefactors, a New Strategy
Contents note continued: A Snapshot of the Literature
5.Finance as the Glue
Can Financial Instruments Replace a Disaster Plan?
Thinking Like an Insurance Company
Preparing Like an Insurance Company
Acting Like an Insurance Company
The Building Blocks of a Better System
6.Moving Forward...
Why Are We Even Talking about This?
What Is the Solution?
What Are the Challenges?
Getting Started: Taking the First Steps
Dulling Disasters, Now!
Recapping...

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