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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, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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"Introduction to Emergency Management sets the standard for excellence in the field and has educated a generation of emergency managers. Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola return for the sixth edition with an emphasis on climate change as a major hazard. Fully updated throughout for new regulations and workflows, with new case studies covering the latest in best practices, this classic textbook prepares students for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George D Haddow; Jane A Bullock; Damon P Coppola
ISBN: 012803064X 9780128030646
OCLC Number: 956959081
Notes: New for this edition: Expanded information on disaster recovery coordination structures. Emphasis on climate change as a key hazard faced by disaster managers. Coverage of social media as a critical tool in emergency management. Fully updated throughout for the latest regulations and workflows. New examples and case studies throughout. Updated ancillaries to keep course instruction fresh.
Description: xx, 497 pages : color illustrations, 23 cm.
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: preparedness --
Communications --
The disciplines of emergency management: response --
The disciplines of emergency management: recovery --
International disaster management --
Emergency management and the terrorist threat --
The future of emergency management.
Responsibility: George D. Haddow, Jane A. Bullock, Damon P. Coppola.

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"Introduction to Emergency Management sets the standard for excellence in the field and has educated a generation of emergency managers. Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola return for the sixth edition with an emphasis on climate change as a major hazard. Fully updated throughout for new regulations and workflows, with new case studies covering the latest in best practices, this classic textbook prepares students for the challenges of a career in emergency management."--Provided by publisher.
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