نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
عنوان مقاله [English]
Various types of natural hazards and their influence spread as unrepeatable and destructive phenomena, always have existed during the earth life And after the human birth have always been a serious threat to mankind. So planning before crisis is one of the important issues of the world's today that urban managers are facing with especially in the field of crisis management. Since Iran is considered as the disaster-prone countries in the world, the urban management shall have a great power and capability in facing with natural disasters and in order to mitigate the effects of urban crises shall improve their capability and power continually. One of cities of Iran which faces more than others with this difficulty is Khorramabad. This city, due to its geographical position and locating among Zagros Mountain chains and also the existence of floodways and rivers inside it on one hand and placing on a great deal of faults on the other hand has a high vulnerability against natural disasters. This paper studies the role of crisis management to mitigate the effects and damages of natural disasters( earthquake) in Khorramabad city through library - Descriptive analysis approach and field evaluation process. The results of the study can be used for decreasing the effects and damages due to natural disasters as particularly and also proper management and planning can be referred. Also GIS software is used for the analysis of data.