The Activities of Disaster Relief Organizations During the Permanent Housing Phase of Recovery: a Case Study Analysis
Description: This study investigates the recovery efforts provided for low income and ethnic minority populations by organizations during the permanent housing phase of recovery in Watsonville, California, following the Loma Prieta earthquake of October 17, 1989. The case study format is used to discover what activities were performed and why each organization chose to perform them. Dynes and Quarantelli's (1968) typology of organization is used to explain how and why established, expanding, extending and e… more
Date: August 1992
Creator: Ephraim, Melinda M. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries