Emergency Planning / Edition 1

Emergency Planning / Edition 1

by Ronald W. Perry, Michael K. Lindell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471920770

ISBN-13: 9780471920779

Pub. Date: 09/12/2006

Publisher: Wiley

In order for a community to be truly prepared to respond to any type of emergency, it must develop effective emergency planning. Emergency Planning guides readers through the steps of developing these plans, offering a number of strategies that will help ensure success. It delves into the patterns of human disaster behavior, social psychology, and communication as

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Overview

In order for a community to be truly prepared to respond to any type of emergency, it must develop effective emergency planning. Emergency Planning guides readers through the steps of developing these plans, offering a number of strategies that will help ensure success. It delves into the patterns of human disaster behavior, social psychology, and communication as well as the basics of generic protective actions, planning concepts, implementation, and action.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471920779
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/12/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
548
Sales rank:
492,892
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Emergency Planning 1

2 The Emergency Planning Process 33

3 Patterned Human Behavior in Disasters 63

4 Fostering Successful Emergency Planning 91

5 Classes of Protective Action Recommendations 116

6 Analyzing and Selecting Protective Actions 148

7 The Content and Format of Emergency Plans 182

8 Continuity of Operations Plans 220

9 Milestones That Structure Emergency Planning 266

10 Population Warning 298

11 Planning for Hazard Adjustment 335

12 Structures for Managing Emergency Response 368

13 Selected Federal Emergency Planning Mandates 401

14 Emergency Planning, Professionalism and the Future 435

Bibliography 464

Glossary 492

Index 000

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