Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters: From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters: From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

by Michael R Greenberg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138282377
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/07/2016
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael R. Greenberg is Professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA. He serves as associate editor for environmental health for the American Journal of Public Health, and was editor-in-chief of Risk Analysis: An International Journal.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Baby Boom Generation and Risk Analysis 2. The Baby Boom Imperative 3. Risk Assessment: Experiences of Seniors in Low Probability, High Consequence Environmental Hazard Events 4. Risk Management: Local, Stage and the Federal Government 5. Risk Management: Not for Profit and For Profit Organizations 6. Risk Management: Seniors, Assistants, Family and Friends 7. New Jersey's Three Recent Tropical Storms and Hurricans: Experiences and Lessons Learned 8. Recommendations: Increasing Mitigation and Resilience and Reducing Vulnerability

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