Title: Examining the transition of natural disaster management for climate change

Authors: Kyong-Jin Park; Bong-Woo Lee; Kyoo-Man Ha

Addresses: Department of Eastern Philosophy, Daegu Haany University, 1, Hanuidae-ro, Gyeongsan City, Gyeongbuk, 38610, South Korea ' Department of Fire and Disaster Protection Engineering, Seoul Digital University, 424, Gonghang-daero, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, 07654, South Korea ' Department of Emergency Management, Inje University, 197 Inje-ro, Gimhae City, Gyeongnam, 50834, South Korea

Abstract: Climate change has started to fearfully impact the living organisms on the planet, whether or not it sounds believable. This article aims to study the transitions in climate-related disasters to mitigate the related risks. To this end, qualitative content analysis has been used as the key methodology. The paper cross-examines three periods of climate change (before climate change, the 1st half of climate change, and the 2nd half of climate change) in conjunction with three levels of natural disaster management (international level, national level, and local level). Following this elaboration, the paper suggests three theoretical phases along which disaster management is structured: provincialism-oriented management (1951-1990), patriotism-oriented management (1991-2040), and survivalism-oriented management (2041-2100). While the ignorance of negative climate change is culpable, all stakeholders in the field need to address international cooperation, sustainability, education, and training for survival of the fittest.

Keywords: climate-related disasters; provincialism; patriotism; survivalism; ignorance.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBCRM.2022.10041096

International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management, 2022 Vol.12 No.2, pp.116 - 130

Received: 12 May 2020
Accepted: 30 Nov 2020

Published online: 11 Aug 2022 *

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