Crisis as an Opportunity: Organizational and Community Responses to Disasters

Ron Kaufmann, Richard Edwards (Editor), Julia Mirsky (Editor), Amos Avgar (Editor)

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Abstract

This book addresses the development of long-term interventions following disasters, emphasizing disadvantaged communities. Attention is given to the role of change agents, such as local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and psychosocial professionals, to ensure that the window of opportunity is realized, generating immediate help and sustained community development.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLanham, Md
PublisherUniversity Press of America
Number of pages222
ISBN (Electronic)0761856218, 0761856226, 9780761856214, 9780761856221
StatePublished - 2011

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