Preparedness & Prevention

  • Arturo CrespoEmail author
  • Marcus Dombois
  • Jan Henning


As the notion of resilience with all its adaptive and restoring features gains particular attention, another concept lurks in the back, namely the perspective of a continuously prepared and ready to respond system. In contrast to the other concepts, preparedness and prevention notions are mostly utilised within more mundane discussions. They are explicitly part of solution-oriented practices or schemes in infrastructure engineering and governance.


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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduiertenkolleg KRITISTechnische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.History and Philosophy of Science and TechnologyUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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