Disaster Terrorism: using natural disasters as force multipliers (2014)
PublisherUniversity of Canterbury. University of Canterbury Institute for Risk, Resilience and Renewal
AuthorsGlassey, S.show all
The forces of nature will always exceed the capacity of mankind to create disasters. But what if disasters are used force multipliers in future security threats? This insightful discussion is the first time globally that the concept of disaster terrorism (DTER) has been presented and will identify the disconnect and lack of imagination between emergency management and national security systems in an attempt to change behaviours to mitigate, prevent and respond to this novel threat that is yet to be unleashed.
CitationGlassey, S. (2014) Disaster Terrorism: using natural disasters as force multipliers. Singapore: 8th Asia Pacific Programme for Senior National Security Officers (APPSNO), 6-11 Apr 2014.
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Keywordsdisaster; terrorism; force multiplier
ANZSRC Fields of Research16 - Studies in Human Society::1606 - Political Science::160604 - Defence Studies
11 - Medical and Health Sciences::1117 - Public Health and Health Services::111705 - Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety