Chapter 10 DDR

  1. Bounded Rationality
    The attempt to be rational is never fully achieved because of the constraints disasters present to the decision maker.
  2. Communication
    The process of relaying information that has bearing on the effectiveness of disaster response and recovery operations.
  3. Coordination
    The harmonization of activities among diverse actors in emergency management with the purpose of overcoming the challenges inherent in disasters.
  4. Debugging
    A method that includes a keen observation of the decision process to correct potential weaknesses and mistakes.
  5. Design Preferable Models
    Studying the situation or problem in detail, determining the gap that exists between the goal and reality and intervening to adapt the process to the desired outcome.
  6. Good Samaritan Laws
    Statues that protect citizens who do all they can to provide medical and other services to those affected by accidents and disasters.
  7. NFPA 1600
    A shared set of norms for disaster management, emergency management, and business continuity programs.
  8. Interoperability
    The ability to communicate and operate across and with various disaster organizations.
  9. Laws
    Rules that are established by the government to maintain order and perform important functions in society.
  10. Litigation Mitigation
    An active effort with city attorneys to prevent legal liabilities and accept the need to spend time, effort, and money now to avoid future lawsuits.
  11. Logistics
    The process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient, cost-effective flow and storage of goods and materials as well as related information, from the point of origin to the point of consumption for the purpose of meeting the end of beneficiary's requirements.
  12. Negligence
    Policies, actions, or inaction's of politicians, emergency managers, and responders that cause injuries or damage to people and their property.
  13. Rational Decision Making
    Searching for alternative solutions and selecting one that is deemed most appropriate.
  14. Situational Awareness
    A need to be vigilant of circumstances in order to understand the context of what is taking place.
  15. Special Populations
    People that are susceptible to disasters and those who may be least able to deal with them.
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Chapter 10 DDR
Chapter 10 DDR Spring 2016