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Disaster Management: Enabling Resilience

  • Anthony Masys


  • Examines current practice on disaster management

  • Provides the latest thought on crisis and disaster resilience

  • Examines both theoretical and practical applications of disaster relief

  • Provides aid to policy makers in response management strategies


Part of the Lecture Notes in Social Networks book series (LNSN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Urban Domain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Oliver Chikumbo, Steve Lewis, Hugh Canard, Tony Norris
      Pages 39-64
    3. Julie Fisher, Ksenia Chmutina, Lee Bosher
      Pages 91-107
  4. Cyber Domain

  5. Organizational/Social Domain

  6. Socio-Ecological Domain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285

About this book


The present work will discuss relevant theoretical frameworks and applications pertaining to enabling resilience within the risk, crisis and disaster management domain. The contributions to this book focus on resilience thinking along 4 broad themes: Urban Domain; Cyber Domain; Organizational/Social domain; and Socio-ecological domain. This book would serve as a valuable reference for courses on risk, crisis and disaster management, international development, social innovation and resilience. This will be of particular interest to those working in the risk, crisis and disaster management domain as it will provide valuable insights into enabling resilience. This book will be well positioned to inform disaster management professionals, policy makers and academics on strategies and perspectives regarding disaster resilience.


Crisis and Disaster Management Disaster Risk Assessment and Reduction Enabling Resiliance to Disasters Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Policy Strategies for Disasters Security Issues and Disasters Social Impact of Disasters Social Networks and Disaster Relief Sustainability and Risk Reduction

Editors and affiliations

  • Anthony Masys
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Security ScienceOttawaCanada

About the editors

Anthony Masys is a Defence Scientist for the Department of National Defence, Defence Research and Development Canada, Centre for Security Science. As Scientific Advisor to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for both the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and G8/G20 Summits, Dr Masys has influenced the development of a 'whole of government' Major Events Security Framework. The MESF is a collaborative planning environment that is rooted in the principles of High Reliability Organizations, Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning.

A former senior Air Force Officer, Dr Masys has a BSc in Physics and MSc in Underwater Acoustics and Oceanography from the Royal Military College of Canada and a PhD in sociology from the University of Leicester.

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