Introduction to Emergency Management / Edition 4

Introduction to Emergency Management / Edition 4

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by George Haddow
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1856179591

ISBN-13: 9781856179591

Pub. Date: 09/29/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Introduction to Emergency Management, Fifth Edition, offers a fully up-to-date analysis of US emergency management principles. In addition to expanding coverage of risk management in a time of climate change and terrorism, Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola discuss the impact of new emergency management technologies, social media, and an increasing focus on

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Introduction to Emergency Management, Fifth Edition, offers a fully up-to-date analysis of US emergency management principles. In addition to expanding coverage of risk management in a time of climate change and terrorism, Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola discuss the impact of new emergency management technologies, social media, and an increasing focus on recovery. They examine the effects of the 2012 election results and discuss FEMA’s controversial National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Introduction to Emergency Management, Fifth Edition, gives instructors and students the best textbook content, instructor-support materials, and online resources to prepare future EM professionals for this demanding career.

New to this edition:

  • Introduction to FEMA's Whole Community disaster preparedness initiative
  • Material on recent disaster events, including the Boston Marathon Bombing (2013), Hurricane Sandy (2012), the Joplin Tornado (2011), the Haiti Earthquake (2011), and the Great East Japan Earthquake (2010)
  • New and updated material on the Department of Homeland Security and the ongoing efforts of the emergency management community to manage terrorism hazards
  • Top-of-the-line ancillaries that can be uploaded to Blackboard and other course management systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856179591
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/29/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Historical Context of Emergency Management 2. Natural and Technological Hazards and Risk Assessment 3. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Mitigation 4. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Preparedness 5. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Communications 6. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Response 7. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Recovery 8. International Disaster Management 9. Emergency Management and the Terrorist Threat 10. The Future of Emergency Management Appendix A: Acronyms Appendix B: Emergency Management Web Sites Appendix C: Ready.Gov Citizen Preparedness Recommendations Appendix D: A Day in the Life of Homeland Security Glossary

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