Group Decision and Negotiation

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 299–301 | Cite as

Introduction to the Special Issue on Disaster Risk Reduction in the Post 9-11 Security Environment



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public AffairsVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA
  2. 2.Department of Systems Design EngineeringUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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