Tag Archive for 'risk-management'

Libraries as Resilience-Builders: Advocating for Libraries in Disaster Risk Reduction

The theme for International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction 2020 is straight-forward: it’s all about governance. Risk, in this context, is defined by the combination of hazard, exposure and vulnerability. These risks can range from fires and armed conflict to natural hazards like flooding, hurricanes, and earthquakes. Of course, the […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #16: Review your risk-management plans

Libraries provide services to their communities that are as varied as they are essential. This can be particularly true during times of crisis, when people need information – and comfort – more than ever. But of course to be able to provide services, libraries themselves need to be ready to […]

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