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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 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

Keywords: Emergency Management, hazards, emergency management, disaster myths, emergent behavior, response operations, incident command, emergency operations centers, improvisation, disaster assistance, recovery activities

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

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