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Introduction to International Disaster Management

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ISBN-10: 0128014776

ISBN-13: 9780128014776

Edition: 3rd 2015

Authors: Damon P. Coppola

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Introduction to International Disaster Management, Third Edition, continues to serve as the leading comprehensive overview of global emergency management. This edition provides practitioners and students alike with a comprehensive understanding of the disaster management profession by utilizing a global perspective and including the different sources of risk and vulnerability, the systems that exist to manage hazard risk, and the many different stakeholders involved. This update examines the impact of many recent large-scale and catastrophic disaster events on countries and communities, as well as their influence on disaster risk reduction efforts worldwide. It also expands coverage of…    
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 2/18/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 760
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.718
Language: English

Damon P. Coppola is a Systems Engineer, and a Senior Associate with Bullock and Haddow LLC, a disaster management consulting firm. He has extensive experience in disaster preparedness and planning through his work with the World Bank Group; The Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management; the US Army Corps of Engineers; and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, among others. Mr. Coppola is the author of Introduction to International Disaster Management (Butterworth-Heinemann), and co-author of Introduction to Homeland Security (Butterworth-Heinemann) and Hazards Risk Management (The Federal Emergency Management Agency). He has also been published in several industry journals,…