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close this bookThe Long Road to Recovery: Community Responses to Industrial Disaster (UNU, 1996, 307 pages)
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close this folder1 Improving community responses to industrial disasters
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View the documentThe nature of industrial disaster
View the documentIndustrial disaster burdens
View the documentThe evolution of responses
View the documentRoutine disasters
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View the documentCoping with surprise
View the documentReducing the impact of industrial disaster surprises: The range of choice
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close this folder2 Responses to Minamata disease
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close this folderChisso's grip on the local community
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close this folderNeglect in preventing the spread of disease
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close this folderProblems associated with relief and reparations
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View the documentMeasures to aid the fisheries
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close this folder3 Environmental contamination, community transformation, and the Centralia mine fire
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close this folder4 Seveso: A paradoxical classic disaster
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close this folderThe European Community's institutional response to Seveso
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View the documentThe Directive and its annexes
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close this folderThe lessons of Seveso
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View the documentModelling the Seveso Directive
View the documentModelling the Karin B incident
View the documentA moral paradox
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View the documentIndustrial accidents, industrial society, and recovery
View the documentConclusion: ''Seveso'' - A paradoxical symbol
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close this folder5 Long-term recovery from the Bhopal crisis
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View the documentThe Bhopal toxic gas leak crisis
close this folderAntecedents and failures
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View the documentA multiple-perspectives understanding of crises
close this folderRecovery of the victims and their community
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View the documentMedical recovery
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close this folderRecovery of Union Carbide
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close this folderRecovery of the government
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close this folderImplications for long-term disaster recovery
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View the documentCrisis morphology
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close this folder6 Iranian recovery from industrial devastation during war with Iraq
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close this folderImpacts of the war on human health and long-term habitability of the region
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close this folderRecovery from war
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View the documentNational reconstruction plans
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close this folderConceptual framework for a model of post-war reconstruction and industrial hazard recovery
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View the documentA reconstruction strategy
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close this folder7 The Chernobyl disasters Its effect on Belarus and Ukraine
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close this folderRegeneration and recovery
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close this folderTowards a model for nuclear and industrial accidents
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close this folder8 The Exxon Valdez oil spill, Alaska
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close this folderThe oil industry and the spill
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close this folderHistorical and cultural contexts
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View the documentThe Katmai eruption
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close this folderThe oil spill: Community impact
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View the documentPsychological, social, and cultural impacts
View the documentThe villages
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close this folderRecovery
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View the documentLitigation initiatives
View the documentThe communities
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View the documentBut, what is recovery?
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close this folder9 Signposts on the road to recovery
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View the documentSurprising events and disquieting outcomes
close this folderResponding effectively to industrial disaster surprises
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David R. Marples