TY - CHAP A1 - Andrea M. Jackman A2 - Mario G. Beruvides ED1 - John Tiefenbacher Y1 - 2013-04-17 PY - 2013 T1 - Hazard Mitigation Planning in the United States: Historical Perspectives, Cultural Influences, and Current Challenges N2 - Approaches to Disaster Management regards critical disaster management issues. Ten original research reports by international scholars centered on disaster management are organized into three general areas of hazards and disaster management. The first section includes discussions of perspectives on vulnerability and on evolving approaches to mitigation. The second section highlights approaches to improve data use and information management in several distinct applications intended to promote prediction and communication of hazard. The third section regards the management of crises and post-event recovery in the private sector, in the design of urban space and among the victims of disaster. This volume contributes both conceptual and practical commentary to the disaster management literature. BT - Approaches to Disaster Management SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/54209 DO - 10.5772/54209 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-08-03 ER -