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Category Archives: Planning
“Managing Chaos” – a short but terrific handbook
Update: Managing Chaos; the Disaster Planner’s Handbook in Eight Parts (2013), by Mitch Stripling, City of NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene. (21 pp). This is one of the most readable and practical documents on the topic that I have ever read. I recommend it highly. [The update provides the direct URL to the document and supporting references.]
[I think I got the citation from my fellow blogger Eric Holdeman, who wrote this posting last March.]
APA Policy Paper on Hazard Mitigation
Although intended for internal policy use by the American Planning Association, this 5-page paper titled Policy Paper: Hazard Mitigation provides a useful update on current concerns and unfinished business with respect to hazard mitigation.
Working with Religious Groups in Disasters
New Report issued this week. See: Faithful Action; Working with Religious Groups in Disaster Planning, Response and Recovery.( Univ. of So. CA, November 2012.) 112 pp.
State Water Resources Planning
From the Natural Resources Defense Council, a useful national map and state by state details about water. See Ready or Not: How Water-Ready is Your State? April 8, 2012. From the report:
As climate change affects communities across the U.S., some states are leading the way in preparing for the impacts on water resources. These states are reducing carbon pollution and planning for climate change impacts. Yet many states are not acting and remain woefully unprepared.
Click on a state to find out what risks communities there may face and what the state is doing to prepare.
In a related newsclip, see this HuffPost article about the state of CA, which it says has done the most planning and should be in the best shape. April 8, 2012.
One more report re Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in CA was recently issued by the National Academy of Sciences.
Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning- 2nd posting
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