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Transboundary crises: organization and coordination in pandemic influenza response ERIK BÆKKESKOV
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Globalization has more than cultural and economic consequences; new and greater risks to populations from natural and man-made disasters are emerging in its wake. Local disasters can increasingly cross borders and become global. This risk has already provided significant challenges within national polities and their systems of departments, agencies and local governments, as well as at the international level, populated by states and multinational actors.