ISBN-10:
0313256918
ISBN-13:
9780313256912
Pub. Date:
12/30/1990
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Handbook of Emergency Management: Programs and Policies Dealing with Major Hazards and Disasters / Edition 1

Handbook of Emergency Management: Programs and Policies Dealing with Major Hazards and Disasters / Edition 1

by Ronald J. Hy, William L. Waugh

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ISBN-13: 9780313256912
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/30/1990
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

WILLIAM L. WAUGH, JR., is Associate Professor of Public Administration and Political Science at Georgia State University. He is the author of International Terrorism: How Nations Respond to Terrorists, Terrorism and Emergency Management, and is the coeditor of Cities and Disaster: North American Studies in Emergency Management, and Antiterrorism Policies(forthcoming). In addition, he is the editor of Emergency Management Dispatch.

RONALD JOHN HY is Director of the Division of Governmental Studies and Professor of Public Administration at the Universtiy of Arkansas at Little Rock. He is the author of Financial Management for Health Care Administrators (Quorum Books, 1989) and the coauthor of Research Methods and Statistics. He has also written numerous articles, reports, and chapters in books.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction to Emergency Management by William L. Waugh, Jr., and Ronald John Hy

The Function of Emergency Management by Ronald John Hy and William L. Waugh, Jr.

Earthquakes by Richard T. Sylves

Volcanic Hazards by William L. Waugh, Jr.

Hurricanes by William L. Waugh, Jr.

Floods by Beverly A. Cigler and Raymond J. Burby

Tornadoes by Loran B. Smith and David T. Jervis

Wildfire Hazards by Diane Moskow-McKenzie and John C. Freemuth

Drought by Donald A. Wilhite

Hazardous Material Transport Accidents by and Jeanette M. Trauth and Thomas J. Pavlak

Nuclear Emergencies by Joan Aron

Air Disasters by Margaret Baty

Structural Failures by Ronald John Hy

Public Health Emergencies by Caffilene Allen

Civil Defense by Loran B. Smith

The Utility of All-Hazard Programs by William L. Waugh, Jr., and Ronald John Hy

Selected Bibliography

Emergency Management Organizations and Information Sources

Index

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