Introduction to Emergency Management, 7th edition

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ISBN: 9780128171394

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Introduction to Emergency Management, 7th edition

Overview

Introduction to Emergency Management, Seventh Edition, sets the standard for excellence in the field and has educated a generation of emergency managers. This long-trusted resource provides a broad overview of the key aspects of the emergency management profession. Readers will gain an understanding of why the emergency management profession exists, More »

Description

ISBN: 9780128171394

Introduction to Emergency Management, Seventh Edition, sets the standard for excellence in the field and has educated a generation of emergency managers. This long-trusted resource provides a broad overview of the key aspects of the emergency management profession. Readers will gain an understanding of why the emergency management profession exists, what actions its professionals and practitioners are tasked with performing, and what achievements are sought through the conduct of these various efforts. Students and new professionals alike will further gain an enhanced understanding of key terminology and concepts that enable them to work with emergency management specialists.

Key Features

  • Emphasizes climate change as a key hazard faced by disaster managers
  • Includes coverage of social media as a critical tool in emergency management
  • Contains updated ancillaries, new examples, and case studies throughout

Readership

Undergraduate and graduate students of emergency management; professionals participating in continuing education; practicing professionals in emergency planning and risk management

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

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