Need advice to manage disasters on roads network? Discover our new Manual!
13 September 2022
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Produced by experts within PIARC Technical Committee 1.5, the Disaster Management Manual (DMM) presents basic concepts and case studies of lessons learned and experiences gained in applying these basic concepts in practice. These ideas and examples are categorized and provided for each stage of the disaster management cycle.
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Lessons learned from past events play an important role in disaster management. It is the responsibility of those involved in road management to develop and quickly adopt disaster prevention technologies based on the knowledge and skills gained from past disaster experiences. This manual will help the information sharing among all road administrators.
The manual is available in English and will shortly be published in French and Spanish. It contains 20 chapters organized in 5 themes: Management, Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery.