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Existing and proposed earthquake disaster management organization for Iran

F. N ateghi‐A. (F. Nateghi‐A. is Associate Professor, International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Tehran, Iran.)

Disaster Prevention and Management

ISSN: 0965-3562

Article publication date: 1 August 2000

Abstract

Presents the existing organization chart of earthquake disaster management in Iran. Discusses the legal aspects as well as issues facing the existing chart. Also introduces governmental and non‐governmental organizations involved in the process. Notes the weaknesses in the system and proposes a modified organization for better management and handling of earthquake crises in Iran.

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F., N. (2000), "Existing and proposed earthquake disaster management organization for Iran", Disaster Prevention and Management, Vol. 9 No. 3, pp. 200-205. https://doi.org/10.1108/09653560010335130

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