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Communicating Emergency Preparedness

Practical Strategies for the Public and Private Sectors, Second Edition

by Damon P. Coppola & Erin K. Maloney

<p>This fully revised edition of <em>Communicating Emergency Preparedness:</em> <em>Practical Strategies for the Public and Private Sectors</em> includes timely case studies, events, and references to articles and opinions about the direction of

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Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery

by Graham Marsh, Iftekhar Ahmed, Martin Mulligan & others

<p><em>Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery</em> reflects a wide array of practical experiences in working with disaster-affected communities internationally. It demonstrates that widely held assumptions about the benefits of community

ISBN: 9781315534190

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Counter-Terrorism for Emergency Responders

by Robert A. Burke

<p>Using the authors many years of experience in emergency services and his skills as a hazardous materials consultant, prepares the first responder to handle everything from re-establishing control and on-scene triage to investigating the ...

ISBN: 9781351648523

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Crisis as an Opportunity

Organizational and Community Responses to Disasters

by Richard Edwards, Julia Mirsky, Roni Kaufman & others

<p>Natural and human-made disasters appear to be increasing in frequency and scope, commanding extensive media attention. Growing sensitivity to issues of preparedness and community response has created a greater interest among academics and ...

ISBN: 9780761856221

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Crisis Communication

Case Studies and Lessons Learned from International Disasters

by Kjell Brataas

<p><em>Crisis Communication</em> is an in-depth examination of recent tragedies and natural disasters that have occurred around the globe.</p> <p>The book covers three types of incidents: natural catastrophes, accidents and terror attacks. It ...

ISBN: 9781315351285

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Crisis Management Beyond the Humanitarian-Development Nexus

by Atsushi Hanatani, Oscar A. Gómez & Chigumi Kawaguchi

<p>In addressing humanitarian crises, the international community has long understood the need to extend beyond providing immediate relief, and to engage with long-term recovery activities and the prevention of similar crises in the future. ...

ISBN: 9781351006804

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Critical Incident Management: A Complete Response Guide, Second Edition

by Faggiano, Vincent

<P>Terrorism threats and increased school and workplace violence have always generated headlines, but in recent years, the response to these events has received heightened media scrutiny. <STRONG>Critical Incident Management: A Complete Resource

ISBN: 9781439874554

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Critical Infrastructure

Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Fourth Edition

by Robert S. Radvanovsky & Allan McDougall

<p>This edition of <strong>Critical Infrastructure</strong> presents a culmination of ongoing research and real-work experience, building upon previous editions. Since the first edition of this work, the domain has seen significant evolutions in

ISBN: 9781351674898

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Critical Infrastructure System Security and Resiliency

by Biringer, Betty

<P>Security protections for critical infrastructure nodes are intended to minimize the risks resulting from an initiating event, whether it is an intentional malevolent act or a natural hazard. With an emphasis on protecting an infrastructure's ...

ISBN: 9781466557512

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Critical Infrastructure: Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Third Edition

by Radvanovsky, Robert S.

<P>Since the initial inception of this book, there have been significant strides to safeguard the operations of our world's infrastructures. In recent years, there has also been a shift to more fluid postures associated with resilience and the ...

ISBN: 9781466503465

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Critical Urban Infrastructure Handbook

by Hamada, Masanori

<P><STRONG><EM>Represents the State of the Art in Urban Lifeline Engineering </EM></STRONG></P> <P></P> <P>Urban lifelines are buried or aboveground network systems used for water, sewerage, gas, power, and telecommunications. Dedicated to ...

ISBN: 9781466592056

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Cross-Training for First Responders

by Bennett, Gregory

<P>The tragedy that occurred in the United States on September 11, 2001 brought enhanced emergency preparedness among first responders to the forefront of public awareness. Since those events - and despite significant progress made in many of ...

ISBN: 9781439826546

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Darkest Hours

by Jay Robert Nash

<p>Here is Jay Robert Nash's exhaustive chronology of world disaster's—900 disasters, from sinking ships to famines treated in-depth, often accompanied by eye-witness accounts and illustrations. But <em>Darkest Hour</em> is no mere listing, no ...

ISBN: 9781590775264

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Deadly Shipwrecks of the Powhattan & New Era on the Jersey Shore, The

by Captain Robert F. Bennett, Susan Leigh Bennett & Commander Timothy R. Dring

In 1854, two horrendous shipwrecks took place off the New Jersey coast. The Powhattan and the New Era were both American-flag sailing packet ships carrying hopeful European immigrants to new lives in America. The ships ran aground on the ...

ISBN: 9781625855312

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Death and Accident Investigation Protocols

by Dudley, Mary H.

<P>Through an examination and assessment of the body at a death scene, the medicolegal death investigator (MLDI) must be able to recognize circumstances that point to what manner of death occurred-be it natural causes, homicide, suicide, ...

ISBN: 9781466556898

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Death By Mustard Gas: How Military Secrecy and Lost Weapons Can Kill

by Australia. Department of Defence, Army History Unit & Geoff Plunkett

In 1943 a top secret consignment of chemical weapons, including deadly mustard gas, arrived in Australia by ship. But there was a problem - it was leaking. Military authorities quickly realised this but, in the interests of secrecy, sent ...

ISBN: 9780987427953

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Death of Money: The Preppers Guide to Economic Collapse, the Loss of Paper Wealth, and What to Do When Money Dies

Survival Family Basics - Preppers Survival Handbook Series

by Macenzie Guiver

<p data-version='1.1'><em>Just to say Thank You for checking out this Book I want to give you a copy of my upcoming special report "<strong>The Prepper's Supplies Guide for When Disaster Strikes</strong>". </em></p><p/><p>The threat of economic ...

ISBN: 9781516385294

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Development Asia—From Aceh to Tacloban

May 2014

by Asian Development Bank

<p>Development Asia looks at the lessons learned from a decade of dealing with natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific and at how the region’s economic growth could suffer unless it acts collectively on disaster risk. Natural disasters are ...

ISBN: 9789292574482

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Digital Humanitarians: How Big Data Is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Response

by Meier, Patrick

<P>The overflow of information generated during disasters can be as paralyzing to humanitarian response as the lack of information. This flash flood of information-social media, satellite imagery and more-is often referred to as Big Data. Making

ISBN: 9781482248401

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Disaster Law

Emerging Thresholds

by Amita Singh

<p>This book looks at how legal frameworks can and do reduce risks arising out of disasters. The volume:</p> <ul> <li></li> <li>analyses existing disaster laws and the challenges on the ground;</li> <li></li> <li></li> <li>brings together ...

ISBN: 9781351593564

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