Emergency Management The American Experience 1900-2010, Second Edition
Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)
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Description: This volume provides a history and analysis of the political and policy processes of federal government involvement in emergency management from 1900 through 2010. This second edition provides background for understanding political, policy, and other essential aspects of emergency management, including identifying and developing the key time bands of information about emergency management from 1900 to 2010. The book covers updates to policy, shifts in the DHS and FEMA, and responses to disasters over the last 5+ years including considerable coverage of the BP oil spill.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 4/3/2012
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
|Introduction: 110 Years of Disaster Response and Emergency Management in the United States|
|Focusing Events in the Early Twentieth Century: A Hurricane, Two Earthquakes, and a Pandemic|
|The Expanding Role of the Federal Government: 1927-1950|
|The Formative Years: 1950-1978|
|Federal Emergency Management Comes of Age: 1979-2001|
|Emergency Management Restructured: Intended and Unintended Outcomes of Actions Taken since 9/11|
|2005 Events and Outcomes: Hurricane Katrina and Beyond|
|The System Is Tested: Response to the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill|
|From a Painful Past to an Uncertain Future|
|The Evolving Federal Role in Emergency Management: Policies and Processes|
|About the Authors|