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Introduction to Emergency Management
 
 

Introduction to Emergency Management, 5th Edition

 
Introduction to Emergency Management, 5th Edition,ISBN9780124077843
 
 
 

Butterworth-Heinemann

9780124077843

9780124104051

440

A fully updated edition of the bestselling textbook for US emergency management principles, with expanded coverage of risk management in a time of climate change and terrorism.

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Key Features

New to this edition:

  • Introduction to FEMA's Whole Community disaster preparedness initiative
  • Material on recent disaster events, including the Boston Marathon Bombing (2013), Hurricane Sandy (2012), the Joplin Tornado (2011), the Haiti Earthquake (2011), and the Great East Japan Earthquake (2010)
  • New and updated material on the Department of Homeland Security and the ongoing efforts of the emergency management community to manage terrorism hazards
  • Top-of-the-line ancillaries that can be uploaded to Blackboard and other course management systems.

Description

Introduction to Emergency Management, Fifth Edition, offers a fully up-to-date analysis of US emergency management principles. In addition to expanding coverage of risk management in a time of climate change and terrorism, Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola discuss the impact of new emergency management technologies, social media, and an increasing focus on recovery. They examine the effects of the 2012 election results and discuss FEMA’s controversial National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Introduction to Emergency Management, Fifth Edition, gives instructors and students the best textbook content, instructor-support materials, and online resources to prepare future EM professionals for this demanding career.

Readership

Practicing professionals in emergency planning and risk management; undergraduate and graduate students of emergency management; professionals participating in continuing education; students in two-year programs preparing to enter the field—full list available at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/edu/collegelist/.

Introduction to Emergency Management, 5th Edition

1. The Historical Context of Emergency Management
2. Natural and Technological Hazards and Risk Assessment
3. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Mitigation 
4. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Preparedness
5. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Communications
6. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Response
7. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Recovery
8. International Disaster Management
9. Emergency Management and the Terrorist Threat
10. The Future of Emergency Management
Appendix A: Acronyms
Appendix B: Emergency Management Web Sites
Appendix C: Ready.Gov Citizen Preparedness Recommendations
Appendix D: A Day in the Life of Homeland Security
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"The fifth edition of this book offers a fully up-to-date analysis of U.S. emergency management principles. In addition to expanding coverage of risk management in a time of climate change and terrorism, the authors discuss the impact of new emergency management technologies, social media, and an increasing focus on recovery."--SecurityPark online, December 16, 2013

 
 
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