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The Dawning of Disaster Law
NW Laywer
  • Clifford J. Villa, University of New Mexico
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What really matters, what unites disasters of all stripes, including earthquakes in Japan, tornadoes in Oklahoma, oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico, and the terrorist attacks on 9/11, is how you respond during the disaster, how you recover from it afterwards, and how you prepare - or better, prevent - the next disaster from happening. This is what disaster theorists, including Professor Dan Farber at Berkeley Law, term the "disaster cycle." In simplest terms: readiness, response, and recovery.
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Clifford J. Villa. "The Dawning of Disaster Law" NW Laywer Vol. 70 (2016) p. 36
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