Disaster Policy and Emergency Management in Russia

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Nova Science Publishers, 1998 - Science - 226 pages
For many decades federal emergency and disaster policy and management has been an important but one of the least publicised and studied aspects of the national policy in the former Soviet Union. This book discusses major disasters which were unknown to anyone except in very limited official circles. Also discussed is the historical and legal development of the emergency management system in the former Soviet Union/current Russia and the impacted populations themselves.

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Contents

Vulnerability of the Russian Cities to the Most Dangerous Geophysical Hazards
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The Number of Emergencies in Russia 19901996
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The Number of Killed in Emergencies in Russia 19901996
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About the author (1998)

Boris Porfiriev is Director of the Risk and Crisis Research Centre at the Institute of Economics at the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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