Technology in Emergency Management

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ISBN: 9780471789734

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Explores the role of technology in the support of emergency planning, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts. Explains the key elements that must be in place for technology to enhance the emergency management process. Examines: applications of the Internet, telecommunications, and networks to emergency management; GIS and GPS tools and their More »

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ISBN: 9780471789734

Explores the role of technology in the support of emergency planning, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts. Explains the key elements that must be in place for technology to enhance the emergency management process. Examines: applications of the Internet, telecommunications, and networks to emergency management; GIS and GPS tools and their applications; NEM-IS and CAMEO; warning systems, including sophisticated radio networks, cable override systems, phone messaging systems, and sirens. Reviews the elements of hazard models and the limitations of modeling programs. Discusses operational problems faced by the emergency management community. Explores the potential impact of new technologies on emergency management.

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