Emergency Management: Concepts and Strategies for Effective Programs by Lucien G. CantonEmergency Management: Concepts and Strategies for Effective Programs by Lucien G. Canton

Emergency Management: Concepts and Strategies for Effective Programs

byLucien G. Canton

Hardcover | December 11, 2006

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This book propounds an all-hazards, multidisciplinary approach to emergency management. It discusses the emergency manager’s role, details how to establish an effective, integrated program, and explores the components, including: assessing risk; developing strategies; planning concepts; planning techniques and methods; coordinating response; and managing crisis. Complete with case studies, this is an excellent reference for professionals involved with emergency preparedness and response.
LUCIEN G. CANTON, CEM, CBCP, CPP, is an independent consultant specializing in emergency management strategic planning. He is the former director of emergency services for the City of San Francisco, where he coordinated the emergency management program and served as a policy advisor to the mayor on emergency management and homeland sec...
Title:Emergency Management: Concepts and Strategies for Effective ProgramsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 0.94 inPublished:December 11, 2006Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:047173487X

ISBN - 13:9780471734871


Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Emergency Management: A Historical Perspective.

Chapter 2. Emergency Management: A Social Science Perspective.

Chapter 3. The Emergency Manager: Evolving Roles and Shifting Paradigms.

Chapter 4. Establishing the Emergency Management Program.

Chapter 5. Assessing Risk.

Chapter 6. Developing Strategy.

Chapter 7. Planning Concepts.

Chapter 8. Planning Techniques and Methods.

Chapter 9. Coordinating Disaster.

Chapter 10. Managing Crisis.