Introduction to Emergency Management

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ISBN: 9780471772606

$71.95

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Introductory text that discusses fundamental emergency management concepts: basic types of hazards threatening the US, roles of the many players in emergency management, structure of an effective emergency management organization, public perceptions of the risks of environmental hazards and the actions they can take to protect themselves. Dispels common myths More »

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ISBN: 9780471772606

Introductory text that discusses fundamental emergency management concepts: basic types of hazards threatening the US, roles of the many players in emergency management, structure of an effective emergency management organization, public perceptions of the risks of environmental hazards and the actions they can take to protect themselves. Dispels common myths about behavior in disasters. Discusses mitigation and how it fits in with other phases of emergency management, including widely-used mitigation strategies. Examines the functions of CERT programs. Outlines activities that take place during disaster recovery. Explores future directions in emergency management.

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