Wiley Pathways Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness
Wiley, Oct 27, 2006 - Social Science - 600 pages
With this book, readers will learn how to apply their knowledge and skills in order to create communities that are more resilient to the impacts of hazards. It clearly presents the major principles involved in preparing for and mitigating the impacts of hazards in emergency management. This resource also provides real-world examples of different tools and techniques that emergency managers can use to reduce the impact of different types of hazards.
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