Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2016, vol. 22, issue 3
Subject Area: Medicine
Pages: 1198-1201
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2016223.1198
Published online: 01 July 2016

J of IMAB 2016 Jul-Sep;22(3):1198-1201
Desislava Todorova1 Corresponding Autor, Tsvetelina Mihaylova2, Rumiana Etova3, Svetoslav Garov2
1) Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University - Sofia, Bulgaria
2) Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University - Sofia, Bulgaria
3) Department of Epidemiology and Medicine of disastrous situations, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University - Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Risk is the probability of an event occurrence at a certain moment with a negative impact on the population, territory, environment, cultural values and material valuables. The management of risk situations is necessary for any organization in which unforeseen circumstances may arise. The management of risk situations includes quantitatively expressing risk and its manifestation; risk assessment and risk analysis. Effectiveness in dealing with risky situation coordination is needed to be established between the management vertical and horizontal structures in the State. Preventing, controlling and overcoming the consequences impose an integral process of management and planning events. The requirements for growing professionalism in the management of all levels are obvious.

Key words: management, disaster, risk, planning, management decisions,

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Correspondence to: Assoc. Prof. Desislava Todorova, MD; Faculty of Public Health, Medical University - Sofia; 8, Bialo more Str., 1527 Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail:

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Received: 04 May 2016
Published online: 01 July 2016

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