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Emergency Management Concepts and Strategies for Effective Programs

ISBN-10: 047173487X
ISBN-13: 9780471734871
Edition: 2007
Authors: Lucien G. Canton
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Description: This book propounds an all-hazards, multidisciplinary approach to emergency management. It discusses the emergency manager's role, details how to establish an effective, integrated program, and explores the components, including: assessing risk;  More...

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Book details

List price: $111.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/11/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

This book propounds an all-hazards, multidisciplinary approach to emergency management. It discusses the emergency manager's role, details how to establish an effective, integrated program, and explores the components, including: assessing risk; developing strategies; planning concepts; planning techniques and methods; coordinating response; and managing crisis. Complete with case studies, this is an excellent reference for professionals involved with emergency preparedness and response.

LUCIEN G. CANTON, CEM, CBCP, CPP, is an independent consultant specializing in emergency management strategic planning. He is the former director of emergency services for the City of San Francisco, where he coordinated the emergency management program and served as a policy advisor to the mayor on emergency management and homeland security issues. Mr. Canton previously served as an emergency management programs specialist and as a regional hazard mitigation branch chief with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He is the author of a book on the management of security officers as well as numerous articles on emergency management and security issues.

Emergency Management: A Historical Perspective
Why Study History?
A Brief Survey of Catastrophe
Modern Emergency Management Evolves
The Impact of Homeland Security
The Impact of Hurricane Katrina
Conclusion
Emergency Management: A Social Science Perspective
Social Science as an Emergency Management Tool
Emergencies, Disasters, and Catastrophes
Disaster Mythology
Organizational Response
Conclusion
The Emergency Manager: Evolving Roles and Shifting Paradigms
Conflicting Roles
Toward a Definition of Emergency Management
The Emergency Manager as Program Manager
Toward Professionalization
Conclusion
Establishing the Emergency Management Program
Program Management
Developing a Governance Structure
Program Administration
Executive Policy and Strategic Planning
Developing the Strategic Plan
Enabling Authorities and Legislation
Grant Requirements
Best Practices
Defining Goals and Objectives
Strategic Program Elements
Resource Management
Training
Finance
Program Evaluation
Quantitative Assessment Tools
Qualitative Assessment Tools
Exercise Programs
Actual Incidents
Tracking Corrective Actions
Conclusion
Assessing Risk
Hazard Identification
Hazard Analysis
Impact Analysis
Conclusion
Developing Strategy
A New Look at An Old Model
Risk Management
Mitigation Strategy
Recovery Strategy
Response Strategy
Preparedness
Conclusion
Planning Concepts
Plans versus Planning
The Planning Continuum
Centralized Planning, Decentralized Execution
Problem Solving Model
Planning Assumptions
Scenario-based Planning
Functional Planning
Capabilities-based Planning
General Planning Principles
Conclusion
Planning Techniques and Methods
Establish A Planning Structure
Use A Meeting Facilitation Process
Develop an Action Plan and Set Deadlines
Managing Multiple Projects
Facilitate Decision Making
Use Common Plan Formats
Determining Plan Content
Use Graphic Tools
Use Exercises to Test Concepts
Keep it Simple
Conclusion
Coordinating Disaster
Tactical Response
Incident Management Systems
Unified and Area Commands
Multi-agency Coordination Systems
Emergency Operations Centers
Communications and Interoperability
Information processing
Mutual Aid
Resource Management and Logistics
The Joint Information Center
Conclusion
Managing Crisis
Leadership and Decision-making
Crisis Management
Planning for Crisis Management
Crisis Communications
Strategic Recovery Issues
Catastrophic Events
Conclusion

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