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Disaster Response and Recovery

Strategies and Tactics for Resilience

Wiley, J,
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Provides an overview of the various types of disasters that mayoccur, the myriad of actors that are involved in emergencymanagement, and the diverse theoretical frameworks from whichpost-disaster activities may be approached.
* Includes updated chapters keeping the material freshand accessible while incorporating recent changes in policy and newresearch
* Highlights lessons learned from such incidents andcatastrophes as: Hurricane Katrina, Earthquake in Haiti, Parkinglot collapse in Miami, West Texas industrial explosion, Train wreckin Spain, Aurora movie shooting, Times Square bombing, etc.
* Examines typical challenges to be expected duringresponse efforts along with tools and techniques to enhance theability to protect lives, reduce property damage and minimizedisruption
* Includes an instructor package which contains: Sample Syllabus, Teaching Suggestions, Test bank, and PowerPoints


Titel: Disaster Response and Recovery
Autoren/Herausgeber: David A. McEntire
Ausgabe: 2. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118957585

Seitenzahl: 560
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

David McEntire is a Professor in the Emergency Administration andPlanning Program (EADP) in the Department of Public Administrationat the University of North Texas. He teaches emergencymanagement courses in both the undergraduate and graduate programs.Dr. McEntire has written extensively on emergency management andhas been recognized by peers as the recipient of the BlanchardAward for Academic Excellence in Emergency Management HigherEducation. - Newsletter
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