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Title On risk and disaster : lessons from Hurricane Katrina / edited by Ronald J. Daniels, Donald F. Kettl, and Howard Kunreuther ; foreword by Amy Gutmann
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 293 pages)
Contents pt. 1. The challenge of the Gulf -- pt. 2. Thinking about risk -- pt. 3. Private sector strategies for managing risk -- pt. 4. The government's role in disaster preparedness and response
Notes Essays published in association with the National Symposium on Risk and Disasters (Dec. 2005, Washington, D.C.), organized by the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with Congressional quarterly and the Communications Institute
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-286)
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Subject Crisis management in government -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
Disaster relief -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
Emergency management -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
Risk assessment -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
Risk perception -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
Form Electronic book
Author Daniels, Ronald J. (Ronald Joel), 1959-
Kettl, Donald F.
Kunreuther, Howard.
National Symposium on Risk and Disasters (2005 : Washington, D.C.)
ISBN 0812205472 (electronic bk.)
9780812205473 (electronic bk.)