Australian Disaster & Emergency Management Conference

Australian Disaster & Emergency Management Conference : How Good?

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The proceedings of the conference sponsored by The Institution of Engineers, Australia, and held in Sydney, March 1991, with sessions covering earthquakes (focusing on the Newcastle earthquake of December 1989), hazardous materials, floods (focusing on the Nyngan floods of April 1990), land transportation, and organization and management. These are dealt with in the context of threat/hazard and risk, and the conventional considerations of prevention, preparation, and response. Also included are papers from a post-conference workshop on "Managerial strategies for building inter-agency co-operation," also held in Sydney. No index. Acidic paper. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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  • Paperback | 672 pages
  • United States
  • English
  • 0858255197
  • 9780858255197