Disaster and emergency management systems in urban areas
Abbreviated Journal Title
Emergency management; Urban areas; Metropolitan emergency management; Collaborative emergency management; EXTREME EVENTS; GOVERNANCE; GOVERNMENT; COLLABORATION; SECURITY; SECTOR; Urban Studies
This article focuses on the factors shaping and constituting governance in urban/metropolitan emergency management. The main focus of the article is the multi-faceted inter-organizational relationships producing shared goals that are practiced at the local level, and specifically within the context of county-level metropolitan emergency management. The article presents a conceptual understanding of the governance concept, a brief summary of related research in the context of emergency management, and an example of the Orlando Metropolitan Area in the State of Florida for practical purposes. (C) 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
"Disaster and emergency management systems in urban areas" (2012). Faculty Bibliography 2010s. 2828.