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Introduction to Emergency Management.

Author: George Haddow; Jane Bullock; Damon P Coppola
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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(Note: Fourth Edition coming fall 2010) Introduction to Emergency Management, Third Edition provides a comprehensive update of this foundational text on the background components and systems involved in the management of disasters and other emergencies. The book details current practices, strategies, and the key players involved in emergency management, especially in the U.S. but also around the world. Expanded  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Haddow; Jane Bullock; Damon P Coppola
ISBN: 9780080553511 0080553516
OCLC Number: 635292704
Description: 1 online resource (493 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Introduction to Emergency Management; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Historical Context of Emergency Management; Chapter 2: Natural and Technological Hazards and Risk Assessment; Chapter 3: The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Mitigation; Chapter 4: The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Response; Chapter 5: The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Recovery; Chapter 6: The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Preparedness; Chapter 7: The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Communications. Chapter 8: International Disaster ManagementChapter 9: Emergency Management and the New Terrorist Threat; Chapter 10: The Future of Emergency Management; Katrina: A Case Study; Appendix: Selected Acronyms; References; Index.

Abstract:

(Note: Fourth Edition coming fall 2010) Introduction to Emergency Management, Third Edition provides a comprehensive update of this foundational text on the background components and systems involved in the management of disasters and other emergencies. The book details current practices, strategies, and the key players involved in emergency management, especially in the U.S. but also around the world. Expanded coverage of local and state issues, particularly as they need to interact and work with FEMA and other federal agencies, adds value to public administrators locally tasked with pro.
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