Surviving Disaster: The Role of Social Networks

Surviving Disaster: The Role of Social Networks by Robin L. Ersing, Kathleen A. Kost epub pdf fb2

Title: Surviving Disaster: The Role of Social Networks
Author: Robin L. Ersing, Kathleen A. Kost
ISBN10: 1933478519
ISBN13: 978-1933478517
Publisher: Lyceum Books (October 5, 2011)
Language: English
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Size PDF: 1551 kb
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Rating: 4.3/5
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Pages: 136 pages
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Surviving Disaster: The Role of Social Networks by Robin L. Ersing, Kathleen A. Kost


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Disasters both man-made and natural strike every population. Some communities are more resilient than others. Surviving Disaster: The Role of Social Networks is a timely tool for disaster planning and relief efforts, exploring the impact community ties strong and weak have on response to and recovery from disasters. The book covers the basics of disaster response and the role of social networks, providing essential terminology, theories, analysis, and case examples, with descriptions of methods that worked and did not work for a variety of populations facing different types of disasters within and outside the United States.Features: Case examples of different types of disasters; Details of effective and ineffective community responses; Specific content on tornadoes in rural areas