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Cover for Risk and safety challenges for religious tourism and events.

This book is about an increasing awareness of the risks and safety challenges facing religious events/festivals on a global scale. The authors provide practical applications, models and illustrations of religious tourism and pilgrimage management from a variety of international perspectives....

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk assessment and disaster management for religious events.

This chapter demonstrates the principles of risk assessment, how health and safety management works in practice, and the significant risks involved in managing religious events. The focus of the chapter is on crowd management associated with religious festivals. The importance of contingency...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk management or the right to ritual: attempting to control the masses at the Kumbh Mela.

This chapter introduces the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela as a motivating factor driving religious tourism and pilgrimage. Specific attention is given here to risk management at the 2013 Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, a mega-event in which over 100 million pilgrims attended and bathed in the river Ganga....

Author(s)
Griffin, D.; Radhakrishnan, Y. P.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk assessment and the religious event space: the context for the risk assessment.

This chapter provides a specific contextual examination of the use of religious sites. Furthermore, it interrogates events, while providing a practical and logical approach to key areas that require risk assessment within the religious event space. The chapter identifies general risk factors and...

Author(s)
Theodore, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter