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Housing Recovery after Disasters

by Frances L. Edwards Editor · Miriam Belblidia Contributor

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Recent disasters have demonstrated the critical role that re-housing victims play in communities' long term disaster recovery. This book examines the history and theories of rehousing, the role of bonding social capital, applies systems theory to understanding the stages of recovery, then presents case studies of long term housing recovery following Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy in the United States, Hurricane Maria in Dominica, the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and a variety of disasters in Turkey, Nepal, Japan, and India. Together these chapters address what Dr. Louise Comfort has called "one of the most persistent and difficult policy problems in the field: long term recovery of communities following disaster."

Publication Details

Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication Date:
2019

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Frances L. Edwards (Editor)

Frances L. Edwards is Deputy Director of the National Transportation Security Center at the Mineta Transportation Institute and professor and director of the Master of Public Administration program at San Jose State University.

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Creators

Editor :
Frances L. Edwards
Author of introduction, etc. :
Louise K. Comfort
Contributor :
Christa L. Remington
Contributor :
Jason D. Rivera
Contributor :
John J. Kiefer
Contributor :
Miriam Belblidia
Contributor :
N. Emel Ganapati
Contributor :
Jerry V. Graves
Contributor :
Alessandra Jerroleman
Contributor :
Anuradha Mukherji
Contributor :
Denise D. P. Thompson
Housing Recovery after Disasters
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