Introduction To Emergency Management by George Haddow

Introduction To Emergency Management

byGeorge Haddow, Jane Bullock, Damon P. Coppola

Paperback | December 28, 2016

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Introduction to Emergency Management sets the standard for excellence in the field and has 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. Fully updated throughout for new regulations and workflows, with new case studies covering the latest in best practices, this classic textbook prepares students for the challenges of a career in emergency management. Expanded information on disaster recovery coordination structures Emphasis on climate change as a key hazard faced by disaster managers Coverage of social media as critical tool in emergency management Fully updated throughout for the latest regulations and workflows New examples and case studies throughout Updated ancillaries to keep course instruction fresh

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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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Title:Introduction To Emergency ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:518 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 28, 2016Publisher: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. 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. The Future of Emergency Management