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Introduction to Emergency Management

ISBN-10: 0750676892
ISBN-13: 9780750676892
Edition: 2003
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Description: This practical reference covers disaster response planning and mitigation. The volume details the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Federal Response Plan (FRP), and the roles, responsibilities, and interrelationship between FEMA and  More...

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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 6/10/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 273
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

This practical reference covers disaster response planning and mitigation. The volume details the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Federal Response Plan (FRP), and the roles, responsibilities, and interrelationship between FEMA and state and local emergency management systems.

Jane Bullock is a Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. She is also Principal in Bullock and Haddow LLC, a homeland security and disaster management consulting firm. George D. Haddow holds is a Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. He is the second Principal at Bullock and Haddow LLC.

Jane A. Bullock has worked in emergency management for over 20 years most recently as the Chief of Staff to James Lee Witt the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In this position Ms. Bullock served as principal advisor to the Director on all Agency programmatic and administrative activities, provided advice and recommendations to the Director on policies required to carry out the mission of the agency; managed the day-to-day operations of the Agency; directed, monitored, and evaluated Agency strategic and communication processes; and oversaw administration of the Agency's resources, including the disaster relief fund. Represented the Director and the Administration with Congress, State and municipal governments, foreign officials, constituent groups and the media. Served as a principal spokesperson for the Agency's programs both before, during and after disasters. Chief architect of FEMA's Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities, a nationwide effort by communities and businesses to implement prevention and risk reduction programs. Principal on a project to create National Disaster Response and Mitigation system for Argentina and in six Central American and Caribbean countries. Served as part of the Clinton Administration's communications team for the Y2K issue.

Introduction
Acknowledgments
The Historical Context of Emergency Managementp. 1
Natural and Technological Hazards and Risk Assessmentp. 15
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Migrationp. 37
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Responsep. 55
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Recoveryp. 95
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Preparednessp. 115
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Communicationsp. 141
International Disaster Managementp. 165
Emergency Management and the New Terrorist Threatp. 201
The Future of Emergency Managementp. 237
Referencesp. 245
Acronymsp. 249
Emergency Management Websitesp. 254
Emergency Management Agency Addressesp. 256
Indexp. 269
About the Authorsp. 275
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

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