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Cover for Towards resilience: the one health approach in disasters.

This chapter describes the effects of natural disasters on the incidence of human and animal diseases and the role of One Health in disease control.

Author(s)
Gallagher, C. A.; Jones, B.; Tickel, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ethical comments revolving around post-disaster marketing.

This chapter examines the contradiction between ethics and marketing strategies in the uneasy context of post-disaster and post-conflict destinations. Post-disaster marketing offers fertile ground to implement recovery and reconstruction plans and provides lessons in the resilience of community-led ...

Author(s)
Séraphin, H.; Korstanje, M. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Human rights violation in a bid for sustainable development: the case of Tokwe-Mukosi dam construction in Chivi District in Masvingo Province in Zimbabwe.

This chapter observes that the construction of the Tokwe-Mukosi dam in Chivi district was an honourable idea, as it aimed to promote sustainable development, but its effort was jeopardized by the unexpected human rights violation that erupted thereafter. The chapter examines the socio-economic...

Author(s)
Madzokere, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion and future directions.

This chapter summarizes the content and themes of this book on tourism crisis and disaster management in the Asia-Pacific, and identifies future research opportunities.

Author(s)
Campiranon, K.; Ritchie, B. W.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and resilience.

The focus of this book is on the application and relevance of the concept of resilience to tourism. As well as summarizing the growth of the concept in the social sciences and tourism especially, this book illustrates: (i) the key elements involved in making the concept relevant to communities;...

Author(s)
Butler, R. W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book
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Cover for Sri Lankan tourism development and implications for resilience.

This chapter provides an examination of the Sri Lankan tourism industry's experience with managing disasters (including the 2004 tsunami, and the civil war) as well as an assessment of the industry's current resilience and therefore sustainability. The assessment of the industry's resilience is...

Author(s)
Buultjens, J.; Ratnayake, I.; Gnanapala, A. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resilience, tourism and disasters.

This chapter begins by clarifying the link between disasters, vulnerability and resilience. It then continues by discussing a stakeholder-driven initiative that was put in place to proactively advance the resilience of an important sub-sector of tourism, namely tourist accommodation. The case study ...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Khazai, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The challenges of sustainable food systems where food security meets sustainability - what are countries doing?

The evolutionary history of the concepts of food security (FS) and sustainability have run in parallel for many years. After the food crisis of 2008, stability was added to definition of FS as a short-term time dimension to express the ability to withstand shocks to the food system caused by...

Author(s)
Harper, M.; Shepon, A.; Ohad, N.; Berry, E. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction: why do we need to prepare?

This chapter presents an introduction to the contents of the book; it discusses some of the benefits of planning for health emergencies, as well as why one prepares for emergencies. It briefly describes the legislative setting with regards to emergencies, health service and systems preparedness,...

Author(s)
Sellwood, C.; Wapling, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk assessment.

This chapter defines risk and risk management; it also describes risk assessment (including risk identification, risk description, risk evaluation or estimation), risk controls, risk reporting, and building preparedness with regards to emergencies.

Author(s)
Bush, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter

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