Introduction to Emergency Management / Edition 5

Introduction to Emergency Management / Edition 5

by George Haddow, Jane Bullock, Damon P. Coppola
     
 

Learn about the disciplines of 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 presentation of the phases of disaster planning, mitigation, response, recovery and communications.

See more details below

Overview

Learn about the disciplines of 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 presentation of the phases of disaster planning, mitigation, response, recovery and communications. Extensive discussions cover the latest disasters, offering ample opportunity for current students and practitioners to build their critical thinking skills and grow into the next generation of leaders in this increasingly important profession.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780124077843
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/24/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Sales rank:
96,165
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
1The Historical Context of Emergency Management1
2Natural and Technological Hazards and Risk Assessment15
3The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Migration37
4The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Response55
5The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Recovery95
6The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Preparedness115
7The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Communications141
8International Disaster Management165
9Emergency Management and the New Terrorist Threat201
10The Future of Emergency Management237
References245
App. AAcronyms249
App. BEmergency Management Websites254
App. CEmergency Management Agency Addresses256
Index269
About the Authors275

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >