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Risks and conflicts : local responses to natural disasters /​ edited by Andreas Neef, Rajib Shaw.

Contributor(s): Shaw, Rajib [(editor of compilation.) ] | Neef, Andreas, 1965- [(editor of compilation.) ].
Series: Community, environment and disaster risk management ; v. 14.Publisher: Bingley, UK : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013Description: xx, 278 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781781908204 (hardback) .Subject(s): Natural disasters | Emergency management | Emergency management -- Citizen participationDDC classification: 363.345 RIS Summary: This book analyzes the role of local responses to natural disasters and conflict. Key issues such as the relationship between local and external knowledge in addressing disasters, the relevance of institutional and policy frameworks for community-based disaster response and the role of social capital and collective action are also addressed.
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This book analyzes the role of local responses to natural disasters and conflict. Key issues such as the relationship between local and external knowledge in addressing disasters, the relevance of institutional and policy frameworks for community-based disaster response and the role of social capital and collective action are also addressed.

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