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Introduction to Emergency Management

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ISBN-10: 012803064X

ISBN-13: 9780128030646

Edition: 6th 2017

Authors: George D. Haddow, Jane Bullock, Damon P. Coppola

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Introduction to Emergency Management, Sixth Edition, not only sets the standard for excellence in the field, but has also educated a generation of emergency managers. Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola return for the sixth edition with an emphasis on climate change as a major hazard. An all-new chapter on technology will get students up-to-speed quickly on the latest advances in the field. The book is fully updated throughout with new regulations, workflows, and new case studies that will keep students current with the latest in best practices, thus preparing them for the challenges of a career in emergency management. Includes a new chapter on technology and emergency management Emphasizes…    
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 3/14/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 518
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.574
Language: English

George Haddow currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management at The George Washington University, Washington, DC and at the Homeland Security Studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Program. Prior to joining George Washington University, Mr. Haddow worked for eight years in the Office of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the White House Liaison and the deputy Chief of Staff. He is a founding partner of Bullock and Haddow LLC, a disaster management consulting firm.

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…    

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,…