Introduction to Emergency Management (Seventh Edition): Chapter 8 - International Disaster Management

Elsevier, Introduction to Emergency Management (Seventh Edition), 2020, Pages 349-401
George D. Haddow, Jane A. Bullock, and Damon P. Coppola

This chapter describes disaster management in the international context and introduces the community of international disaster management stakeholders (which includes governmental agencies, international organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and financial institutions) that support the preparedness for, mitigation of, response to, and recovery from disaster events. The mission and goals of each of these entities and groups are described (although their performance is not detailed).