Introduction To Emergency Management

Paperback | January 3, 2017

byGeorge Haddow, Jane Bullock, Damon P. Coppola

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Introduction to Emergency Management, Sixth Edition, not only sets the standard for excellence in the field, but has also educated a generation of emergency managers. Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola return for the sixth edition with an emphasis on climate change as a major hazard. An all-new chapter on technology will get students up-to-speed quickly on the latest advances in the field. The book is fully updated throughout with new regulations, workflows, and new case studies that will keep students current with the latest in best practices, thus preparing them for the challenges of a career in emergency management. Includes a new chapter on technology and emergency management Emphasizes climate change as a key hazard faced by disaster managers Covers social media as a critical tool in emergency management Fully updated, with the latest regulations and workflows Contains examples and case studies throughout Updated ancillaries keep course instruction fresh

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Introduction to Emergency Management, Sixth Edition, not only sets the standard for excellence in the field, but has also educated a generation of emergency managers. Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola return for the sixth edition with an emphasis on climate change as a major hazard. An all-new chapter on technology will get students up-to-s...

George Haddow currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Homeland Security Studies program at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Prior to jpining academia, Mr. Haddow worked for eight years in the Office of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the White House Liaison and the deputy Chief of Staff. H...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:450 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 3, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:012803064X

ISBN - 13:9780128030646

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Table of Contents

1. The Historical Context of Emergency Management
2. Natural and Technological Hazards and Risk Assessment
3. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Mitigation
4. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Preparedness
5. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Communications
6. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Response
7. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Recovery
8. International Disaster Management
9. Emergency Management and the Terrorist Threat
10. Technology
11. The Future of Emergency Management