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Introduction to Emergency Management.

Author: George D Haddow
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George D Haddow
ISBN: 9780128171394 0128171391
OCLC Number: 1202531557
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
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"The goal of risk management is to reduce risk-not to an unrealistic zero, but to an acceptable level. In the absence of critical thinking, fear-based decision making may occur. [...] The seventh Read more...

 
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