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The Resource Preparing for high-impact, low-probability events : lessons from Eyjafjallajökull, Bernice Lee and Felix Preston, with Gemma Green

Preparing for high-impact, low-probability events : lessons from Eyjafjallajökull, Bernice Lee and Felix Preston, with Gemma Green

Label
Preparing for high-impact, low-probability events : lessons from Eyjafjallajökull
Title
Preparing for high-impact, low-probability events
Title remainder
lessons from Eyjafjallajökull
Statement of responsibility
Bernice Lee and Felix Preston, with Gemma Green
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In an increasingly connected global economy and society more people are (and will continue to be) affected by shocks, irrespective of whether 'high-impact events' are actually becoming more frequent or not. To explore our preparedness for HILP events in this context, Chatham House has examined the ash cloud that spread across Europe in April 2010 to draw lessons for other HILP events. In particular the analysis considered the nature of decision-making and coordination before, during and after the ash cloud; the impact of scientific uncertainty; the economic consequences and the role of communications
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BTCTA
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Lee, Bernice
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Preston, Felix
  • Green, Gemma
  • Royal Institute of International Affairs
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  • Eyjafjallajökull Volcano (Iceland)
  • Emergency management
  • Emergency management
  • Emergency communication systems
Label
Preparing for high-impact, low-probability events : lessons from Eyjafjallajökull, Bernice Lee and Felix Preston, with Gemma Green
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "January 2012."
  • "A Chatham House report"--T.p
Contents
Introduction -- Mapping economic impacts and the role of business resilience -- The contest over science, certainty and legitimacy -- The battle for the airwaves -- Conclusions and policy implications
Control code
ocn772110901
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
xi, 47 p.
Isbn
9781862032538
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ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)772110901
Label
Preparing for high-impact, low-probability events : lessons from Eyjafjallajökull, Bernice Lee and Felix Preston, with Gemma Green
Publication
Note
  • "January 2012."
  • "A Chatham House report"--T.p
Contents
Introduction -- Mapping economic impacts and the role of business resilience -- The contest over science, certainty and legitimacy -- The battle for the airwaves -- Conclusions and policy implications
Control code
ocn772110901
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
xi, 47 p.
Isbn
9781862032538
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)772110901

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