Introduction to Emergency Management (Google eBook)

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Butterworth-Heinemann, Dec 1, 2005 - Political Science - 424 pages
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The second edition of Introduction to Emergency Management will continue this title’s success as a practical reference for students and professionals covering disaster response planning and mitigation. The book gives details of the work done at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Federal Response Plan (FRP), and the roles, responsibilities and interrelationships between state and local management systems and FEMA.

- Includes continual connection of theory to real-world examples of disasters including the Tsunami disaster and instances of terrorism
- Contains dozens of diagrams and statistics illustrating disaster management history and facts
- Provides links to Emergency Management Web sites and information sources, including homeland security sources
  

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Review: Introduction to Emergency Management, Third Edition (Homeland Security Series)

User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

While easy to read, I rarely cracked the spine of this book for my Master's level class. It was a little too simplified for use as anything other than an introduction to terms. Perhaps it is better used as a Bachelor's level intro book. Read full review

Review: Introduction to Emergency Management (Butterworth-Heinemann Homeland Security)

User Review  - Steven Peterson - Goodreads

This is a decent introduction to the field of emergency management as of about 2005. This volume is pitched at a level for newcomers to the subject. One problem: Its positive evaluation of the current ... Read full review

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Contents

1 The Historical Context of Emergency Management
1
2 Natural and Technological Hazards and Risk Assessment
19
Mitigation
57
Response
77
Recovery
131
Preparedness
157
Communications
195
8 International Disaster Management
219
Acronyms
337
Emergency Management Web Sites
343
Emergency Management Agency Addresses
346
Readygov Citizen Preparedness Recommendations
368
A Day in the Life of Homeland Security
377
References
381
About the Authors
385
Index
387

9 Emergency Management and the New Terrorist Threat
255
10 The Future of Emergency Management
327

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Introduction to Emergency Management
INTRODUCTION TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT by George Haddow and Jane Bullock ... “Introduction to Emergency Management provides a unique and practical insight ...
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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Introduction to Emergency Management, 2nd Edition (2006). Haddow, George D. and Jane A. Bullock. Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, Inc. ...
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Introduction to Emergency Management - Education Textbooks - Elsevier
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Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
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Emergency Management
Haddow and Bullock (2006) Introduction to Emergency Management, ch. 1. May 16, Topics: Aspects of Emergency Management: An Overview Assigned Reading: ...
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Introduction to Emergency Management, Third Edition provides a comprehensive update of this foundational text on the background components and systems ...
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Disaster Resource
... of two disaster management textbooks titled Introduction to Emergency Management (July 2003) and Introduction to Homeland Security (September 2004). ...
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Bullock & Haddow, LLC | Principals
She is a Co-Author of a disaster management textbook entitled Introduction to Emergency Management published in June 2003 and Introduction to Homeland ...
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Emergency Management . NET
... powers and resources beyond the scope of one line agency or service".(gd Haddow & ja Bullock An Introduction to Emergency Management, 2003). ...
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About the author (2005)

Orrin H. Pilkey is James B. Duke Professor of Geology at Duke University. William J. Neal is Professor of Geology at Grand Valley State University. Stanley R. Riggs is Professor of Marine Geology at East Carolina University. Craig A. Webb is a research assistant in the Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Duke University. David M. Bush is Assistant Professor of Geology at State University of West Georgia. Deborah F. Pilkey is a graduate student in the Department of Engineering Sciences and Mechanics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Jane Bullock is Chief of Staff of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Brian A. Cowan is Director of the Disaster Resistant Community Project at the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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