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As disasters become more frequent and severe worldwide, disaster planning as a human endeavor is more important than ever, with the potential to save millions of lives globally. In this important new book, the author offers a practical, step-by-step guide for writing, implementing, and measuring the quality of your own disaster plan to address any threat with an approach that has been tested in public health and medical settings worldwide. Filling a significant gap in the existing literature, this book offers a comprehensive reference for both the principles and the practice of disaster planning. Access to a 25-lecture training course provides ancillary teaching materials for college level courses, offering added value for academic readers. An essential resource for public health graduates and anyone responsible for the management of disasters, primarily public health professionals, emergency physicians, first responders, and emergency managers.
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|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.51(d)|
About the Author
Dr Mark Keim is the CEO of DisasterDoc LLC, an international firm specializing in consultation, education and research related to public health emergencies. He is also an adjunct Professor at Emory Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta; and Faculty at BIDMC Harvard Medical School, Boston, on the Disaster Medicine Fellowship program.