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Hazard Management and Emergency Planning by John Handmer, Dennis Parker

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SECTION V

Conclusions

CHAPTER 18

Improving hazard management and emergency planning

DENNIS PARKER and JOHN HANDMER

 

Introduction

In this concluding chapter we draw upon the principal themes of the preceding chapters and section summaries. We also comment upon central issues of hazard management and emergency planning; discuss recent developments in Britain and the European Community; and suggest improvements for the future.

It would be an impossible task to cover every aspect of hazard management and emergency planning. Inevitably and intentionally, therefore, the scope of this volume is limited in a number of ways. First, it has not been possible to discuss hazard management and emergency planning comprehensively. For example, many of the problems ...

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