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Disaster Planning and Control / Edition 3

Disaster Planning and Control / Edition 3

by William M. Kramer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593701895
Publisher: PennWell Corporation
Publication date: 05/11/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 478,454
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

• Preface
• Tribute to Charles Bahme
• Passing the torch
I: Disaster anticipation and preparation
•Disaster planning
• Historical lessons
•Training and preparation
II: Managing disasters
• Organizational structure and incident command
• Resource management and augmentation
• Communications and information management
III: Frequent threats--fire, transportation, and hazmat
•Catastrophic fires
• Transportation disasters
•Hazardous materials disasters
IV: Growing threats, global concerns
•Homeland security and civil disorder
•Mass casualties and mass evacuation
V: Natural disasters and recovery
•Weather-related natural disasters
• Terrain-based natural disasters
•Aftermath and recovery
• Appendix A: Acronyms
• Index

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