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Disaster Management and Preparedness

by Collins, Larry R.

<P>Detailing methods for preparing organizations for disasters, this book discusses not only tried and true tactics, but also areas often overlooked during the reactive and post-disaster phases. The authors address special considerations ...

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Disaster Management Handbook

by Pinkowski, Jack

Record breaking hurricane seasons, tornados, tsunamis, earthquakes, and intentional acts of mass-casualty violence, give lie to the delusion that disasters are the anomaly and not the norm. Disaster management is rooted in the fundamental belief

ISBN: 9781420058635

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Disaster Management: Global Challenges and Local Solutions

by Rajib Shaw

<p>We are becoming increasingly vulnerable to natural disasters. Disaster Management is therefore an important topic for all—from high school students to researchers. Disaster data in recent years show increasing trends in physical, social and ...

ISBN: 9788173718656

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Disaster Ministry Handbook

by Jamie D. Aten & David M. Boan

When disasters happen, people turn to local churches as centers for response and assistance. When floods or tornadoes devastate an area, or when shootings and violence shock a community, knowing what to do can be the difference between calm and ...

ISBN: 9780830897681

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Disaster Mitigation

by Ashok Kumar Prof. Sharma

Development of various sciences invoked the Medical Council of India (MCI) New Delhi to start a department of Emergency Medicine in Medical Colleges of India. Skills of various specialists are pooled to save a life in peril. Disaster of various ...

ISBN: 9789380229775

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Disaster on the Horizon

High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout

by Bob Cavnar

<p><em>Disaster on the Horizon</em> is a behind-the-scenes investigative look at the worst oil well accident in US history, which led to the current environmental and economic catastrophe on the Gulf Coast. Cavnar uses his 30 years in the ...

ISBN: 9781603583176

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Disaster Recovery

Community-Based Psychosocial Support in the Aftermath

by Joseph O. Prewitt Diaz

<p>This new volume, Disaster Recovery: Community-Based Psychosocial Support in the ?Aftermath, provides a wealth of realistic and applicable information for addressing mental health related issues resulting from disasters. It will provide ...

ISBN: 9781351592819

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Disaster Recovery, Second Edition

by Phillips, Brenda D.

<P>Since the publication of the first edition of <B>Disaster Recovery</B>, a number of important new studies and guides have become available. Now revised, updated, and expanded, this second edition meets the high standards for providing ...

ISBN: 9781466583856

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Disaster's Impact on Livelihood and Cultural Survival: Losses, Opportunities, and Mitigation

by Companion, Michele

<P>Many facets of disasters generate interest among scholars and practitioners. However, a vital area of disaster research is consistently underemphasized. Little is written about the immediate and long-term impacts on a community's livelihood ...

ISBN: 9781482248449

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Disasters 2.0: The Application of Social Media Systems for Modern Emergency Management

by Crowe, Adam

<P>Emerging social media and so-called Web 2.0 technologies will continue to have a great impact on the practice and application of the emergency management function in every public safety sector.<STRONG> Disasters 2.0: The Application of Social

ISBN: 9781439874431

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Disasters and Vulnerable Populations

Evidence-Based Practice for the Helping Professions

by Lisa Baker, PhD, LCSW

<p><em><strong>Offers the most current, evidence-based information for helping specific populations affected by disasters</strong></em></p> <p>Vulnerable populations such as children, older adults, and people with disabilities are ...

ISBN: 9780826198488

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Disasters of Ohio’s Lake Erie Islands

by Wendy Koile

Beautiful and deadly, the Lake Erie islands off the coast of Ohio have seen their fair share of disasters. The Victory Hotel on South Bass Island at Put-in-Bay was once the largest hotel in the nation. But the grand residence was reduced to ...

ISBN: 9781625853981

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Disasters of Onondaga County

by Neil K. MacMillan

<p>The city of Syracuse and Onondaga County have a long and storied history of natural and man-made calamity. Although often considered a moderate weather region, Mother Nature has not spared it from destruction. A tornado devastated picturesque

ISBN: 9781439661550

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Economic Food Storage Strategies for Disaster Survival

by Sandy Gee

<p><strong>Do you worry how you would feed your family in an emergency?</strong></p> <p>* Discover how much is enough when prepping for survival - more or less than you think?<br /> * Learn which foods store well, which you should avoid and ...

ISBN: 9781386266723

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Effective Communication During Disasters

Making Use of Technology, Media, and Human Resources

by Girish Bobby Kapur, Sarah Bezek & Jonathan Dyal

<p>This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.</p> <p>In today’s world, there are new opportunities for disaster communications through modern technology and social media. Social network applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and ...

ISBN: 9781315341453

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Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Edition

by Ellison, D. Hank

<P><STRONG>Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Edition</STRONG> is intended for the first responder to the scene of the release of a chemical or biological warfare agent. Formatted similarly to the Department of ...

ISBN: 9781482211856

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Emergency Management: The American Experience 1900-2010, Second Edition

by Rubin, Claire B.

<P>Following in the footsteps of its popular predecessor, the second edition of <STRONG>Emergency Management: The American Experience 1900-2010 </STRONG>provides the background needed to understand the key political and policy underpinnings of ...

ISBN: 9781466517547

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Emergency Planning for Nuclear Power Plants

by Paul Elkmann

<p>This book provides a history of emergency planning with respect to nuclear power plant accidents from the 1950’s to the 2000’s. It gives an overview of essential concepts that a working emergency planner should know, including brief ...

ISBN: 9781315399126

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Emergency Planning Guide for Utilities, Second Edition

by Mullen, Samuel

<P>An increase in major natural disasters-and the growing number of damaging events involving gas, electric, water, and other utilities-has led to heightened concerns about utility operations and public safety. Due to today's complex, ...

ISBN: 9781466504868

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Emergency Support Function 15: Communication Synchronization during Defense Support of Civil Authorities Operations - Whole-of-Government External and Public Affairs, Lessons from 9/11 and Katrina

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.<br /> In response to 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, there were a number of shortfalls that surfaced in interagency coordination and ...

ISBN: 9780463339800

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