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Japan’s Megadisaster Challenges: Crisis Management in the Modern Era

William J. Siembieda and Haruo Hayashi

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

For many decades Japan has invested in natural science and engineering to prepare for all types of disasters. Based on the disaster experiences of the Kobe and the Great East Japan Earthquakes, it is ... More


Containing the spectacle: disaster management

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

in Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Interpreting security as the effacement of mortality enables us to dramatically broaden the scope of research to include non-anticipatory temporalities of security. In this chapter, present-tense ... More


Constructing the Tabula Rasa: Framing and the Political Construction of Crisis

Kevin Fox Gotham and Miriam Greenberg

in Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199752225
eISBN:
9780199371983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752225.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

Chapter 3 focuses on the period immediately following 9/11 and Katrina: the phase of recovery led by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA). It identifies the framing strategies used ... More


Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response

Emily Ying Yang Chan

in Essentials for Health Protection: Four Key Components

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198835479
eISBN:
9780191873140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835479.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Emergency preparedness to health risk and disaster response to health needs are essential health protection skills and competencies to protect community health and well-being in times of crisis. ... More


From Trouble to Trauma: The Need for Public–Private Health Partnerships

Laurence Barton

in Risk Communication and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562848
eISBN:
9780191722523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562848.003.05
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the importance of public—private partnerships in the area of public health. Topics covered include corporate planning for medical emergencies, the lessons learned by one ... More


Strategy for Survival

Edward M. Geist

in Armageddon Insurance: Civil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945-1991

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645254
eISBN:
9781469645278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645254.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the evolution of the superpowers’ civil defense programs from the mid-1970s until the end of the Cold War. In the mid-1970s, the contrast between the USSR’s extensive civil ... More


The Disaster Relief Act of 1974: Richard Nixon and the Creation of Emergency Management

Timothy W. Kneeland

in Playing Politics with Natural Disaster: Hurricane Agnes, the 1972 Election, and the Origins of FEMA

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748530
eISBN:
9781501748554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748530.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies how, after his landslide reelection in 1972, Richard Nixon began his campaign to change the trajectory of American disaster policy and create a new era in which preparation and ... More


Introduction

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/9781781381236.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter recounts the experience of the author joining Disaster Action in 1996, six years after surviving the Hillsborough football stadium disaster. Since joining, the author has ... More


MAD, NUTS, and Civil Defense, 1963–1980

Dee Garrison

in Bracing for Armageddon: Why Civil Defense Never Worked

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183191
eISBN:
9780199788804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183191.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how after Kennedy's death, the new and greatly underfunded civil defense agency was moved to the Department of Defense, and the government no longer talked of bomb shelters. During ... More


Crisis Prevention

Barry Eichengreen

in Financial Crises and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257430
eISBN:
9780191698453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257430.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses issues concerning the prevention of financial crises. It explains that both prevention and emergency management play a role in minimizing the impacts of such events. However, ... More


Emergency Operations Centers and Incident Management Structure

Jeffrey L. Bryant, Daniel M. Sosin, Tim W. Wiedrich, and Stephen C. Redd

in The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Domestically and internationally, Emergency Operation Centers and Incident Management Systems provide a structure and framework to coordinate preparedness and response activities. This chapter ... More


Collective Conviction: The Story of Disaster Action

Anne Eyre and Pam Dix

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781781381236
eISBN:
9781800851047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781381236.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book tells the story of Disaster Action, a small charity founded in 1991 by survivors and bereaved people from the disasters of the late 1980s, including Zeebrugge, King's Cross, Clapham, ... More


// Conceptualizing Security

in Under Construction: Making Homeland Security at the Local Level

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226257433
eISBN:
9780226257457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the context building aspect of homeland security work. These tasks involve defining hazards, identifying targets and vulnerabilities, meshing homeland security with existing ... More


Communicating the Messages

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/9781781381236.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter details how, in the months leading up to the formal launch of Disaster Action, members were invited to contribute to numerous conferences, seminars, training events, and exercises. They ... More


Playing Politics with Natural Disaster: Hurricane Agnes, the 1972 Election, and the Origins of FEMA

Timothy W. Kneeland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748530
eISBN:
9781501748554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748530.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Hurricane Agnes struck the United States in June of 1972, just months before a pivotal election and at the dawn of the deindustrialization period across the Northeast. The response by local, state, ... More


Essentials for Health Protection: Four Key Components

Emily Ying Yang Chan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198835479
eISBN:
9780191873140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835479.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Essentials for Health Protection: Four Key Components is an introductory to intermediate level textbook and reference book for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as healthcare ... More


// Daily Tasks

in Under Construction: Making Homeland Security at the Local Level

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226257433
eISBN:
9780226257457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter, which discusses the daily task oriented work in homeland security, addresses the more workaday aspects of practice, the daily tasks that took a large part of the time of frontline ... 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


The Taxpayers and the Beach House

Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, and Keith C. Pilkey

in Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231168441
eISBN:
9780231541800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168441.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Federal flood insurance partially pays for destroyed buildings but may be a factor in over-development of beachfront areas. One problem with federal insurance is that nearly a quarter of all payments ... More


Local Disasters, Government Actors, and National Policy

Timothy W. Kneeland

in Playing Politics with Natural Disaster: Hurricane Agnes, the 1972 Election, and the Origins of FEMA

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748530
eISBN:
9781501748554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748530.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Hurricane Agnes, which swept through New York and Pennsylvania in late June of 1972. National trends influenced the federal and local response to the ... More


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