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Emergency Management Concepts and Strategies for Effective Programs

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ISBN-10: 1119066859

ISBN-13: 9781119066859

Edition: 2nd 2019

Authors: Lucien G. Canton

List price: $172.95
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Where most emergency management books focus almost exclusively on the nature of specific hazards and on how to respond, Comprehensive Emergency Management looks at the larger context within which response occurs and stresses the development of a program to address a wide range of issues. The book is not limited to traditional emergency response to natural disasters, but addresses a conceptual model capable of integrating multiple disciplines and dealing with unexpected emergencies. Since the first edition several major disasters have occurred that have had a considerable impact on the emergency management profession. Disasters such as Hurricane Sandy and the tsunami in Japan have produced…    
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Book details

List price: $172.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/1/2019
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 7.20" wide x 10.20" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

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.