Disaster Recovery Project Management

Disaster Recovery Project Management

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The scope of disasters ranges from man-made emergency to natural calamity, from a kitchen grease fire to a hurricane or volcanic eruption. While each type of event requires a very different scale and type of immediate response, the project management challenges that face restoration and reconstruction professionals after the emergency phase is complete are remarkably similar. Using decades of real-world experience and academic research, the author explains pertinent requirements and methods for the contractors and other professionals who bring order from chaos. This is the first systematic presentation of the tools and skills needed for disaster recovery project management. It is designed primarily for contractors, although it will also be of value for those who might hire them, the communities they serve, and their organizational partners in the disaster recovery effort. The volume is focused on informing the management of projects that recover the built environment after emergency conditions are sufficiently stabilized, and supplements and complements books devoted to conventional construction or emergency relief management.periodic recovery reports, 145 personal protective equipment (PPE), 93, 166, 217 , 221-22 photography, 154 planning, ... (QA/QC), 91, 112 quality control plan, 113 recovery activities, 83 recovery PM checklist, 85 redevelopment offices, 7 refrigerant ... 34, 92, 139, 141 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), 51, 113, 238 unbalanced bidding, 71 unit-price contracts, ... 190 water loss inspections, 185 water phases, 184 web-based project documentation software, 152 wet floodproofing, anbsp;...

Title:Disaster Recovery Project Management
Author:Randy R. Rapp
Publisher:Purdue University Press - 2011


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