Disaster Prevention and Management: Volume 24 Issue 1


An International Journal

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Does transformational leadership build resilient public and nonprofit organizations?

Jesus N. Valero, Kyujin Jung, Simon A. Andrew

The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of transformational leadership – broadly defined as an individual who is visionary, innovative, inspirational and sensitive to…


Earthquake experience and preparedness in Turkey

Meltem Oral, Aynil Yenel, Elif Oral, Nazan Aydin, Tarik Tuncay

The purpose of this paper is to measure and compare the level of earthquake preparedness of individuals living in Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey, evaluate whether prior…


Bridging the concepts of resilience, fragility and stabilisation

Siambabala Bernard Manyena, Stuart Gordon

The fragile states and stabilisation concepts appear to resonate with the concept of community resilience. Yet, there is barely a framework that integrates the three concepts. The…


From armed conflict to disaster vulnerability

Marcus Marktanner, Edward Mienie, Luc Noiset

– The purpose of this paper is to estimate the effect of armed conflict on the vulnerability to natural hazards.


Interdependent critical infrastructures resilience: methodology and case study

Benoît Robert, Luciano Morabito, Irène Cloutier, Yannick Hémond

The purpose of this paper is to present a coherence analysis to evaluate the resilience for a critical infrastructure (CI). This is the new way to evaluate the CI and demonstrate…

Building local level engagement in disaster risk reduction: a Portugese case study

Judy Burnside-Lawry, Luis Carvalho

Contributing to the global dialogue on disaster risk reduction (DRR), the purpose of this paper is to address a key priority for the Post-2015 Framework for DRR (HFA2) by…


Developing campaigns in the context of a disaster: Content of and reactions to advertising following the earthquake in Chile on February 27, 2010

Rodrigo Uribe, Pedro Hidalgo, Carolina Martinez

The purpose of this paper are to determine: how disasters are used as a theme in advertising; how the public evaluates different ways of using disasters in advertising; what…

The impact of Mean Time Between Disasters on inventory pre-positioning strategy

Tezar Yuliansyah Saputra, Olaf Pots, Karin S. de Smidt-Destombes, Sander de Leeuw

The purpose of this paper is to address the impact of Mean Time Between Disasters (MTBD) to inventory pre-positioning strategy of medical supplies prior to a sudden-onset…

Hurricane Sandy mortality in the Caribbean and continental North America

Michalis Diakakis, Georgios Deligiannakis, Katerina Katsetsiadou, Efthymios Lekkas

Tropical storms pose a significant threat to population despite the noteworthy improvements in forecasting and emergency management. Following the effects of Hurricane Sandy in…

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