Optimising recovery from flood and fire
Article publication date: 1 April 1992
Considers the ways in which property managers can minimize difficulties after a disaster by appreciating potential damage by smoke, water and hazards such as asbestos. Summarizes the benefits of proactive damage management to be: stabilization of damage, effective reinstatement and disaster recovery planning. Examines one case of damage management : Portsmouth City Council′s civic offices. Concludes that property managers should develop closer links with loss adjusters since swift action can make the difference between survival and failure of a business.
Hadley, P. (1992), "Optimising recovery from flood and fire", Property Management, Vol. 10 No. 4, pp. 348-353. https://doi.org/10.1108/02637479210030484
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