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Introduction to emergency management

Author: George D Haddow; Jane A Bullock; Damon P Coppola
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2008.
Series: Butterworth-Heinemann homeland security series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haddow, George D.
Introduction to emergency management.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2008
(DLC) 2007019634
(OCoLC)129953355
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George D Haddow; Jane A Bullock; Damon P Coppola
ISBN: 9780080553511 0080553516 075068514X 9780750685146 1282540351 9781282540354 9786612540356 6612540354
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 639014106
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 474 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: The historical context of emergency management --
Natural and technological hazards and risk assessment --
The disciplines of emergency management : mitigation --
The disciplines of emergency management : response --
The disciplines of emergency management : recovery --
The disciplines of emergency management : preparedness --
The disciplines of emergency management : communications --
International disaster management --
Emergency management and the new terrorist threat --
The future of emergency management.
Series Title: Butterworth-Heinemann homeland security series.
Other Titles: Emergency management
Responsibility: George A. Haddow, Jane A. Bullock, Damon P. Coppola.

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Details practices, strategies, and the key players involved in emergency management, especially in the US but also around the world. This title includes case studies that offer specific examples of  Read more...
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