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McEntire, David A.

Disaster Response and Recovery: Strategies and Tactics for Resilience

McEntire, David A. - Disaster Response and Recovery: Strategies and Tactics for Resilience, ebook

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Provides an overview of the various types of disasters that may occur, the myriad of actors that are involved in emergency management, and the diverse theoretical frameworks from which post-disaster activities may be approached.
•Includes updated chapters keeping the material fresh and accessible while incorporating recent changes in policy and new research
•Highlights lessons learned from such incidents and catastrophes as: Hurricane Katrina, Earthquake in Haiti, Parking lot collapse in Miami, West Texas industrial explosion, Train wreck in Spain, Aurora movie shooting, Times Square bombing, etc.
•Examines typical challenges to be expected during response efforts along with tools and techniques to enhance the ability to protect lives, reduce property damage and minimize disruption
•Includes an instructor package which contains: Sample Syllabus, Teaching Suggestions, Test bank, and PowerPoints

Keywords: emergency management, EMS;training;first responder; leadership;crisis management; emergency operations center;disaster assistance; Hurricane Katrina;industrial explosion; Train wreck  in Spain;Aurora movie shooting, Times Square bombing, Chemical and Environmental Health and Safety, Occupational Health & Safety, Chemical and Environmental Health and Safety, Occupational Health & Safety

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
2
Page amount
560 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118957585
Printed ISBN
9781118673027

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