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Introduction to Emergency Management

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ISBN-10: 075068514X

ISBN-13: 9780750685146

Edition: 3rd 2008

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

List price: $65.95
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Introduction to Emergency Management, Third Edition provides a comprehensive update of this foundational text on the background components and systems involved in the management of disasters and other emergencies. The book details current practices, strategies, and the key players involved in emergency management, especially in the U.S. but also around the world. Expanded coverage of local and state issues, particularly as they need to interact and work with FEMA and other federal agencies, adds value to public administrators locally tasked with protecting their community. The Third Edition is fully updated to cover FEMA's continually changing role within the Department of Homeland Security…    
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Book details

List price: $65.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 11/21/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.772

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.

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,…    

The Historical Context of Emergency Management
The Natural and Technological Hazards and Risk Assessment
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Mitigation
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Response
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Recovery
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Preparedness
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Communications
International Disaster Management
Emergency Management and the New Terrorist Threat
The Future of Emergency Management
Acronyms
Emergency Management Web Sites
Emergency Management Agency Addresses
Ready.gov Citizen Preparedness Recommendations