216 books (11 pages) in this category
by Paul Wolfle
<p>There is no doubt that many people and places along the eastern seaboard of the United States were changed forever by Hurricane Sandy. The momentous mega storm altered the physical landscape for many miles and left an indelible mark on ...eBook
by Walter S. Griggs Jr.
Richmond has had its share of man-made and natural calamities throughout its illustrious history. In 1811, fire destroyed the Richmond Theatre on Broad Street, tragically claiming seventy-two lives in one of the worst urban disasters in AmericaneBook
Legal Issues for Social Work Practice and Policy
by Donald Dickson
<p>Although morbidity among HIV/AIDS victims has decreased, the rate of new infections has remained steady for several years, substantially increasing the likelihood that this epidemic will continue and expand as a concern for social workers andeBook
by How To Make Money With Youtube
Making money with YouTube Your attention getting pre-headline can go here to setup your main headline, it should not take up more than 2 or 3 lines and half may across... Your Benefit Oriented Main Headline Goes Here, It's A Good Idea To Make IteBook
by Schuller, Mark
<DIV>Mark Schuller led an independent study of eight displaced-persons camps in Haiti, compiling more than 150 interviews ranging from Haitian front-line workers and camp directors to foreign humanitarians and many earthquake victims. The resulteBook
Médecins Sans Frontières, the Rwandan experience, 1982-97
by Jean-Hervé Bradol & Marc Le Pape
<p>Throughout the 1990s, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was forced to face the challenges posed by the genocide of Rwandan Tutsis and a succession of outbreaks of political violence in Rwanda and its neighbouring countries. Humanitarian workers ...eBook
Food Provisioning in the Soviet Union during World War II
by Wendy Zeva Goldman & Donald Arnold Filtzer
<p>Drawing on recently released Soviet archival materials, Hunger and War investigates state food supply policy and its impact on Soviet society during World War II. It explores the role of the state in provisioning the urban population, ...eBook
by Bryan Glahn
<p>Although history records the hurricane that struck northeastern Pennsylvania in June 1972 as "Agnes," residents of the Wyoming Valley affected by the storm and the resulting damage simply refer to it as "the flood." As the Susquehanna River ...eBook
by Alvarez, Ricardo A.
<P>"Alvarez drives home the point that for buildings and communities located in hurricane-prone regions, it is not a question of whether the area will be impacted, but when it will be impacted. The book makes a strong case for taking ...eBook
by Progressive Management
<p>This late 2017 report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.</p> <p>Once hazard mitigation is included in a city's comprehensive plan, the region and its citizens are more prepared to respond ...eBook
by Antony Lee
<p>When you sleep, you give your body a chance to rest, sleep, repair, rejuvenate, and detoxify. When this happens, you feel alert and ready to go in the morning. If you have insomnia, whether mild or severe, you disrupt all of these sleep ...eBook
The Fight to Save Fort McMurray
by Jerron Hawley, Graham Hurley & Steve Sackett
<p><strong>The dramatic story of one of the biggest natural disasters in Canadian history, the Fort McMurray wildfire of 2016, told by three of the firefighters who fought to save the city.</strong></p> <p>On May 1, 2016, a wildfire burning to ...eBook
by Phillips, Brenda D.
<P>Emergency management university programs have experienced dramatic and exponential growth over the last twelve years. This new, fully updated edition introduces majors and minors to the field and provides content accessible to those students ...eBook
by Tussing, Bert B.
<P>The application of our Armed Forces within the states and territories of the United States is far from intuitive. The challenges of defending the country against assaults within the homeland are much more complex than engaging our enemies on ...eBook
by McElreath, David H.
<P>Since the attacks of 9/11, billions of dollars and countless resources have been committed and expended in the attempt to make the nation more secure. <B>Introduction to Homeland Security: Second Edition </B>is written by a team of homeland ...eBook
Global Perspectives on the Earthquake, Tsunami, and Fukushima Meltdown
by Pradyumna P. Karan & Unryu Suganuma
<p>On March 11, 2011, an underwater earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan, triggered one of the most devastating tsunamis of a generation. The aftermath was overwhelming: communities were reduced to rubble, thousands of people were ...eBook
by Karan, Pradyumna P.
<P>On March 11, 2011, an underwater earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan, triggered one of the most devastating tsunamis of a generation. The aftermath was overwhelming: communities were reduced to rubble, thousands of people were ...eBook
Our Inescapable In-between
by Michael C. Brannigan
<p>Japan’s March 11, 2011 triple horror of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown is its worst catastrophe since Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Recovery remains an ongoing ordeal. <em>Japan's Responses to the March 2011 Disaster: Our Inescapable ...eBook
by Marianne Howard, Bradley Harris & Joshua Ruff
<p>Nestled amidst a major commuter train line, a state highway, and picture-perfect views of the Long Island Sound and Nissequogue River, Kings Park balances its small-town feel with an excitingly diverse community vibrancy. Kings Park emerged ...eBook
by Crowe, Adam
<P>As a relatively young field, emergency management has already undergone considerable evolution and change. And now that Web 2.0 technologies and social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have become inherently ingrained in all facets ofeBook