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Introduction to Emergency Management

Introduction to Emergency Management
  • Author : George D. Haddow,Jane A. Bullock,Damon P. Coppola
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 28 January 2021
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Learn the principles of effective emergency management as they have developed over the past six decades, including the rapid evolution of the field in this century. Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola bring the ideal combination of practical and academic experience to their analysis of the phases of disaster planning, mitigation, response, recovery and communications. Extensive case studies cover the latest disasters, offering ample opportunity for current students and practitioners to build their critical thinking skills and grow into the next generation

Introduction to Emergency Management

Introduction to Emergency Management
  • Author : George Haddow,Jane Bullock,Damon P. Coppola
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 12 October 2010
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Introduction to Emergency Management, Fourth Edition, offers a practical guide to the discipline of emergency management. It focuses on the domestic emergency management system of the United States, highlighting the lessons and emerging trends that are applicable to emergency management systems in other parts of the world. The book begins by tracing the historical development of emergency management from the 1800s to the present world of homeland security. It then discusses the hazards faced by emergency management and the methods

Introduction to Emergency Management

Introduction to Emergency Management
  • Author : Brenda D. Phillips,David M. Neal,Gary Webb
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 October 2011
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Emergency management university programs have experienced dramatic and exponential growth over the last twelve years. This new, fully updated edition introduces majors and minors to the field and provides content accessible to those students taking introductory emergency management courses. The book’s strength is in looking at the regional, state, and local level response, as well as some of the often misunderstood or overlooked social aspects of disasters. Real-world cases are described throughout including considerations of international emergency management and

Introduction to Emergency Management

Introduction to Emergency Management
  • Author : George Haddow,Jane Bullock,Damon P. Coppola
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 09 January 2017
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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. Expanded information on disaster recovery coordination structures Emphasis on

Introduction to International Disaster Management

Introduction to International Disaster Management
  • Author : Damon P. Coppola
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 December 2010
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Disaster management is a vibrant and growing field, driven by government spending in the wake of terrorist attacks and environmental debacles, as well as private-sector hiring of risk managers and emergency planners. An ever-increasing number of practicing professionals needs a reference that can provide a solid foundation in ALL major phases of supervision – mitigation, preparedness, response, communications, and recovery. As climate change leads to further costly catastrophes and as countries around the world continue to struggle with terrorism, the demand

Wiley Pathways Introduction to Emergency Management

Wiley Pathways Introduction to Emergency Management
  • Author : Michael K. Lindell, Ph.D.,Carla Prater,Ronald W. Perry, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 03 November 2006
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The recent devastation caused by tsunamis, hurricanes and wildfires highlights the need for highly trained professionals who can develop effective strategies in response to these disasters. This invaluable resource arms readers with the tools to address all phases of emergency management. It covers everything from the social and environmental processes that generate hazards to vulnerability analysis, hazard mitigation, emergency response, and disaster recovery.

Introduction to Emergency Management

Introduction to Emergency Management
  • Author : Brenda Phillips,David M. Neal,Gary Webb
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 08 December 2016
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Emergency management university programs have experienced dramatic and exponential growth over the last twelve years. This new, fully updated edition introduces majors and minors to the field and provides content accessible to those students taking introductory emergency management courses. The book’s student-centered focus looks at the regional, state, and local level response, as well as some of the often misunderstood or overlooked social aspects of disasters. Real-world cases are described throughout including considerations of international emergency management and disasters

Introduction to International Disaster Management

Introduction to International Disaster Management
  • Author : Damon P. Coppola
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 17 October 2006
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Written from a global perspective on risk, hazards, and disasters, Introduction to International Disaster Management provides practitioners, educators and students with a comprehensive overview of the players, processes and special issues involved in the management of large-scale natural and technological disasters. The book discusses special issues encountered in the management of international disasters, and explains the various private, non-governmental, national, and international agencies that assist in preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery during national and regional events. Concentrating on the four

An Introduction to Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation

An Introduction to Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation
  • Author : Robert McCreight
  • Publisher : Bernan Press
  • Release : 07 December 2016
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An Introduction to Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation is designed to help practitioners and students of emergency management understand various aspects of the exercise design process. Emergency exercises are an important component of an organization's emergency planning and preparedness, yet few emergency managers and practitioners have training in designing or evaluating them. In this updated and practical handbook, author Robert McCreight explains the essential elements and core principles of exercise design and evaluation. This book focuses on natural disasters and

Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management

Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management
  • Author : Tanveer Islam,Jeffrey Ryan
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 08 August 2015
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Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management introduces readers to mitigation, one of the four foundational phases of emergency management, and to the hazard mitigation planning process. Authors Islam and Ryan review the hazard mitigation framework in both private sector and governmental agencies, covering the regulatory and legal frameworks for mitigation, as well as risk assessment processes and strategies, and tools and techniques that can prevent, or lessen, the impact of disasters. The book specifically addresses hazards posed by human activity, including

Principles of Emergency Management

Principles of Emergency Management
  • Author : Michael J. Fagel
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 12 December 2011
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Principles of Emergency Management: Hazard Specific Issues and Mitigation offers preparedness and mitigation recommendations for advanced emergency planning. Because disasters are so unpredictable, advance planning is needed to effectively respond to and mitigate against the potential effects of such events. Whether a disaster is natural or man-made, accidental or deliberate, the best way to protect the public is by implementing an integrated emergency management system incorporating all potential stakeholders through all phases of the event. As such, the book suggests

Principles of Emergency Management and Emergency Operations Centers (EOC)

Principles of Emergency Management and Emergency Operations Centers (EOC)
  • Author : Michael J. Fagel
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 December 2010
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Principles of Emergency Management and Emergency Operations Centers (EOC) provides a clear and up-to-date understanding of how an EOC should operate within the guidance of various federal and national programs. It discusses the processes and systems that must be considered in emergency planning and preparedness efforts. The culmination of more than

Decision Making in Emergency Management

Decision Making in Emergency Management
  • Author : Jan Glarum,Carl Adrianopoli
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 01 October 2019
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Decision-Making in Emergency Management examines decisions the authors have made over their careers based on their combined training, experience and instinct. Through a broad range of case studies, readers discover how experience impacts decision-making in conjunction with research and tools available. While the use of science, data and industry standards are always the best option when it comes to handling emergency situations, not all emergency situations fit one known solution. This book comprehensively explores the question "Is 'instinct' a viable

Emergency Management

Emergency Management
  • Author : Claire B. Rubin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 August 2019
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The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and practice. Continuing in the footsteps of its popular predecessors, the new edition of Emergency Management: The American Experience provides the background to understand the key political and policy underpinnings of emergency management, exploring

A Practical Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management

A Practical Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Author : Bruce Oliver Newsome,Jack A. Jarmon
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 24 September 2015
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A Practical Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management: From Home to Abroad offers a comprehensive overview of the homeland security field, examining topics such as counter-terrorism, border and infrastructure security, and emergency management. Authors Bruce Newsome and Jack Jarmon take a holistic look at the issues and risks, their solutions, controls, and countermeasures, and their political and policy implications. They also demonstrate through cases and vignettes how various authorities, policymakers and practitioners seek to improve homeland security. The authors