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New Millennium, New Dimensions – Responding to Further Disasters

Anne Eyre and Pam Dix

in Collective Conviction: The Story of Disaster Action

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781781381236
eISBN:
9781800851047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781381236.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores how, as new members joined Disaster Action, they brought with them different experiences. While these were inevitably devastating, sometimes aspects of these experiences ... More


Accountability, Support, Prevention

Anne Eyre and Pam Dix

in Collective Conviction: The Story of Disaster Action

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781781381236
eISBN:
9781800851047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781381236.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how, for the October 1991 launch, Disaster Action published a pamphlet setting out the organisation's origins and purpose. The descriptions of the disasters are stark, a ... More


Disaster Action’s Legacy – and the Future

Anne Eyre and Pam Dix

in Collective Conviction: The Story of Disaster Action

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781781381236
eISBN:
9781800851047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781381236.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses Disaster Action's legacy. Disaster Action's focus has, rightly, evolved over the lifetime of the charity, in recent years being as much on addressing the human aspects of ... More


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