Supporting Risk Management and Disaster Reduction : the Geohazards Community of Practice and the Supersite Initiative

@inproceedings{Plag2010SupportingRM,
  title={Supporting Risk Management and Disaster Reduction : the Geohazards Community of Practice and the Supersite Initiative},
  author={Hans-Peter Plag and Falk Amelung and Wolfgang Lengert and Stuart H. Marsh and Charles Meertens},
  year={2010}
}
Increased exposure to natural hazards in combination with limited preparedness and risk reduction leads to a rapidly growing number of major disasters and loss of property and human lives. The concept of the risk management cycle with the four phases of mitigation and preparedness, early warning, response, and recovery captures the steps necessary to reduce… CONTINUE READING