Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

EMCR 550 International Perspectives on Disaster Management & Resilience

Narratives, images, and research across the globe continue to document the devastating effects of disasters, both human-made and natural. This documentation demonstrates the monumental effects disasters can have on human life, infrastructure, and the natural environment, let alone an economy. Emergency management systems vary across nations and cultures, reflecting differential challenges, government types and capacity, public involvement and commitment to response, and cultural backgrounds.


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