Problems of urban governance in emergency and crisis situations




urban governance, emergencies, crisis situation, crisis management of the city


In the article the problem of the system of urban management in emergency and crisis situations were considered. Composition and functions of the municipal government have been characterized. It was disclosed the concept of "emergency" and "crisis". Typology of crisis and emergency situations include: natural disasters, manmade disasters, sanitary-epidemiological, socio-political and economic crises. Crises have been classified: the reasons of occurrence, in the sphere of manifestation, on the possibilities of forecasting and duration. Typical measures to manage the liquidation of emergency situations in the city have been identified. Principles and steps of the City of crisis management are presented. Analysis was performed operational management experience life support in an emergency situation caused by the fighting. Was justified by the implementation of additional features for managing urban emergency response and overcome the consequences of the social, economic and environmental crisis. Perform additional functions involves restoration of vital facilities of the city, which are damaged by the fighting. Additional features of urban governance provide fault detection of communal, social, engineering, road infrastructure. Function provides an assessment permanently damaged facilities. Function ensures the development of the investment project for restoration of urban infrastructure. Analysis functions provide resource support the restoration project. Functions provide monitoring restoration projects of urban infrastructure.

Author Biographies

Serhiy Bogachov, Institute of Economic and Legal Research of NAS of Ukraine, Donetsk

Doctor of Еconomic Sciences, professor, the acting head of the Department of Economic and Legal problems in Cities

Marina Melnikova, Institute of Economic and Legal Research of NAS of Ukraine, Donetsk

Doctor of Economic Science, Associate Professor, Senior Researcher of Department of Economic and Legal Problems of City-study


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How to Cite

Bogachov, S., & Melnikova, M. (2015). Problems of urban governance in emergency and crisis situations. Skhid, (6(132), 5–8.