|An Overview of Disaster Management (Department of Humanitarian Affairs/United Nations Disaster Relief Office - United Nations Development Programme , 1992, 136 p.)|
|PART THREE: DISASTER RESPONSE|
|Chapter 9. Disaster response|
|Aims of emergency and post-disaster assistance|
SUDDEN ONSET Security is not always a priority issue after sudden onset natural disasters. It is typically handled by civil defense or police departments.
SLOW ONSET The protection of the human rights and safety of displaced populations and refugees can be of paramount importance, requiring international monitoring.