Ilan Kelman Webinar

Ilan Kelman on Twitter: ""Disaster By Choice" ...A very useful Natural Hazards Seminar series started today.
It is being organised by the University of Manchester's Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation

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The first event featured the author of a very interesting book that I have a copy of: 'Disaster by Choice'.

You can watch the session on the YouTube link below.

"Disaster by Choice: Why Disasters are Not Natural" - Prof. Ilan Kelman (UCL)

He starts with a very useful short definition of a disaster, which is worth remembering, having distilled down a range of sources:

"A situation requiring outside support for coping"