Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Slobodan P. Simonović

Published Online: 10 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470890363.ch1

Systems Approach to Management of Disasters: Methods and Applications

Systems Approach to Management of Disasters: Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Simonović, S. P. (2010) Introduction, in Systems Approach to Management of Disasters: Methods and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470890363.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528099

Online ISBN: 9780470890363

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Keywords:

  • disaster management - hazard, potentially damaging physical event, phenomenon and/or human activity;
  • disaster management tools and two new paradigms;
  • complexity paradigm, first component - future disaster management problems being more complex

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Issues in Management of Disasters—Personal Experience

  • Tools for Management of Disasters—Two New Paradigms

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Exercises