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ACCESS model

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 147 words.

One of two models, the other being the *pressure and release model (PAR model), that have been developed by

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accident

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 66 words.

An event with a negative, unwanted outcome. The meaning of the term has developed over the last centuries from the

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adaptation

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 78 words.

The process of change, for example of strategy, mode of operation, or form of organization, to adjust to new circumstances.

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adaptive planning

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 135 words.

A common-sense approach to planning that applies existing plans to novel circumstances by decreasing the level of detail of the

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altruism

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 156 words.

Denotes people’s tendency to help others rather than behave selfishly or panic in *disasters and *emergencies. Since

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apocalypse

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 101 words.

The end of the world as described in the Bible’s Book of Revelation. It is the ultimate disaster that challenges

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Area Command

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 46 words.

A strategic-level organization in the *National Incident Management System that oversees the management of multiple incidents, usually physically separated

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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 89 words.

An independent *NGO operating in the Asia-Pacific region. Launched in 1986, ADPC works to promote disaster awareness and

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asset

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 67 words.

Any physical or intangible entity with a defined ownership that provides service or gives value to a process, system, or

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assistance

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 135 words.

Denotes any kind of professional aid flowing from unaffected areas into a *disaster or *emergency *response or

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