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Introduction to emergency management

Author: George D Haddow; Jane A Bullock; Damon P Coppola
Publisher: Amsterdam : Butterworth-Heinemann/Is an imprint of Elsevier, [2020]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1122452580
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George D Haddow; Jane A Bullock; Damon P Coppola
ISBN: 9780128171400 0128171405
OCLC Number: 1147785400
Notes: Previous edition: 2017.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. The Historical Context of Emergency Management 2. Natural and Technological Hazards and Risk Assessment 3. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Mitigation 4. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Preparedness 5. Communications 6. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Response 7. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Recovery 8. International Disaster Management 9. Emergency Management and the Terrorist Threat 10. The Future of Emergency Management
Responsibility: George D. Haddow, Jane A. Bullock, Damon P. Coppola.
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