chapter  6
Risk and its management
ByMIKE TARRANT, CARL GIBSON
Pages 11

The aim of this chapter is to outline the concept of risk and the principles and practice of risk management in the context of health-related disasters. On completion of this chapter you should be able to:

• Demonstrate a detailed understanding of disaster health-related risk and the application of risk management as a means of achieving community and organisational objectives in the context of disasters.