This article explores recent thinking about disasters as a component of global, national and local development planning. It suggests ways of shifting emphasis from recovery to that of mitigation and risk reduction through community involvement and including risk assessment in the local plan making process.
Siembieda, William; Baird, Bruce; and Topping, Kenneth
"Actions Towards Disaster Recovery: A Global Planning Perspective,"
1, Article 13.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/focus/vol1/iss1/13