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Introduction to Emergency Management

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ISBN-10: 1856179591

ISBN-13: 9781856179591

Edition: 4th 2010

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

List price: $59.95
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Learn about the discipline of emergency management as it has developed over the past six decades, including the rapid evolution of the field since the turn of the century. Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola bring the ideal combination of practical and academic experience to their presentation of disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, recovery and communications. Extensive case studies cover the latest disasters, offering ample opportunity for current students and practitioners to build their critical thinking skills and grow into the next generation of leaders in this increasingly important profession.* Gives extensive support to instructors, including platform-neutral modules designed for…    
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 10/12/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 424
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.45" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
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.

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
Natural and Technological Hazards and Risk Assessment
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Mitigation
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Preparedness
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Communications
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Response
The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Recovery
International Disaster Management
Emergency Management and the Terrorist Threat
The Future of Emergency Management
Acronyms
Emergency Management Web Sites
Ready.Gov Citizen Preparedness Recommendations
A Day in the Life of Homeland Security Glossary