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David Alexander

David Alexander

Professor of Risk and Disaster Reduction at University College London

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David Alexander is Professor of Risk and Disaster Reduction at University College London. He is also Visiting Professor at the Universities of Bournemouth and Northumbria (UK), Affiliated Professor at the University of Lund (Sweden) and Research Fellow at the Global Risk Forum GRF Davos (Switzerland). Professor Alexander is Vice-President of the Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier).

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Emergency Planning, Essential but Inevitably Flawed

Posted on April 18th, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

In 2002 I wrote and published a book entitled Principles of Emergency Planning and Management. At that time, several books were available that dealt with how to prepare for and respond to emergencies, but they tended to be tied to particular jurisdictions or government systems. Continue reading “Emergency Planning, Essential but Inevitably Flawed” »