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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, Sixth Edition, not only sets the standard for excellence in the field, but has also 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.

An all-new chapter on technology will get students up-to-speed quickly on the

Overview

Introduction to Emergency Management, Sixth Edition, not only sets the standard for excellence in the field, but has also 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.

An all-new chapter on technology will get students up-to-speed quickly on the latest advances in the field. The book is fully updated throughout with new regulations, workflows, and new case studies that will keep students current with the latest in best practices, thus preparing them for the challenges of a career in emergency management.

  • Includes a new chapter on technology and emergency management
  • Emphasizes climate change as a key hazard faced by disaster managers
  • Covers social media as a critical tool in emergency management
  • Fully updated, with the latest regulations and workflows
  • Contains examples and case studies throughout
  • Updated ancillaries keep course instruction fresh

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. Technology
11. The Future of Emergency Management

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