Administrative Resilience: Potential Approach for Disaster Management

  • Md Nazirul Islam SarkerEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3868-1

Synonyms

Definition

Administrative resilience is the ability of the administrative system to provide appropriate measures to uncertainties and bounce back to previous conditions after facing risks, shocks, disasters, and other threats to organizational stability. It also enhances the ability of social systems to remain stable during and after times of adversity.

Introduction

A vulnerability regarding climate change is increasing all over the world. The importance of policy and governance of climate change is increasing day by day. Peoples are living in an interconnected and complex world. Complexities among social, ecological, and administrative system are gradually increasing due to gradual changes in the environment. So, there is a big concern...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Public AdministrationSichuan UniversityChengduChina