Disaster Response

Disaster Response

by David Robson



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Disaster Response by David Robson

The Compact Research series offers a concise, relevant, and conveniently organized collection of information covering a variety of topics including illegal immigration and deforestation to diseases such as anorexia and meningitis. Each book introduces a timely topic in a tightly organized format to hold readers' interest. Lively objective overviews, primary source quotes, and illustrated facts and statistics present an inviting full-color and user-friendly format.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601520814
Publisher: ReferencePoint Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/01/2009
Series: Compact Research Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Disaster Response at a Glance 6

Overview 8

How Does the World Respond to Disasters? 20

Primary Source Quotes 27

Facts and Illustrations 30

How Does the United States Respond to Natural Disasters? 35

Primary Source Quotes 42

Facts and Illustrations 45

Is the United States Prepared for Man-Made Disasters? 49

Primary Source Quotes 56

Facts and Illustrations 59

How Can Disaster Response Be Improved? 64

Primary Source Quotes 71

Facts and Illustrations 74

Key People and Advocacy Groups 78

Chronology 80

Related Organizations 82

For Further Research 86

Source Notes 89

List of Illustrations 92

Index 93

About the Author 96

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