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Spatial Planning and Resilience Following DisastersInternational and Comparative Perspectives$
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Stefan Greiving, Michio Ubaura, and Jaroslav Tesliar

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447323587

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.001.0001

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Disaster response and spatial planning – key challenges and strategies

Disaster response and spatial planning – key challenges and strategies

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(p.1) Introduction Disaster response and spatial planning – key challenges and strategies
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Spatial Planning and Resilience Following Disasters
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Stefan Greiving

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.003.0001

This introduction will give a general overview of the role of spatial planning for disaster response and the related key challenges that spatial planning needs to deal with in this respect. Moreover, it will discuss the variety of the national planning cultures and related concepts and instruments. It will also introduce key terminology to the reader (e.g. spatial resilience, resilience of space) and explain the dominant methodological frameworks for disaster risk assessment and management.

Keywords:   spatial planning, resilience, disaster response, disaster risk assessment, planning cultures

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