214 books (11 pages) in this category
by Bullock, Jane A.
<P>The climate has changed and communities across America are living with the consequences: rapid sea level rise, multi-state wildfires, heat waves, and enduring drought. <B>Living with Climate Change: How Communities Are Surviving and Thriving ...eBook
by Arendt, Lucy A.
<P>Today, governmental efforts at long-term community recovery from a natural disaster consist primarily of rebuilding the physical artifact of the community. This entails reestablishing vital community services and infrastructure and creating ...eBook
by Bullock, Jane A.
<P>Each year, disasters such as house fires, car accidents, tsunamis, earthquakes, and hurricanes impact hundreds of thousands of children. Child victims can suffer disproportionately and the physical and psychological damage sustained can far ...eBook
by Eloy Nuñez & Ernest G. Vendrell
<p><strong>2017 Award Winner of the ASIS Security Book of the Year</strong></p> <p>Nuñez and Vendrell aim to provide the most current and effective resources for managing special events and critical incidents. Their book relies heavily on case ...eBook
by Burton, Kevin D.
<P>From Main Street to Mumbai, <STRONG>Managing Emerging Risk: The Capstone of Preparedness </STRONG>considers the new global drivers behind threats and hazards facing all those tasked with protecting the public and private sector. The text ...eBook
by Lauri Paltemaa
<p>China suffers frequently from many types of natural disasters, which have affected the lives of many millions of Chinese. The steps which the Chinese state has taken to prevent disasters, mitigate their consequences, and reconstruct in the ...eBook
by Orloff, Lisa
<P>While history has identified a need for improved coordination during emergencies, it has also demonstrated that community volunteers positively impact their neighborhoods during times of crisis. Laying out the rationale and process by which ...eBook
by Teahen, Peter R.
<P>A mass fatalities response goes far beyond returning the remains of a loved one to surviving family members. Those charged with this grim but critical responsibility will find themselves immersed in multiple tasks involving diverse ...eBook
by Dudley, Mary H.
<P>In a mass fatality incident, members of the medical examiner or coroner's office are faced with a host of complex and time-sensitive responsibilities. These include identifying victims, collecting property and evidence, determining cause and ...eBook
by Walker, Denise C.
<P>Mass communication in the midst of a crisis must be done in a targeted and timely manner to mitigate the impact and ultimately save lives. Based on sound research, real-world case studies, and the author's own experiences, <STRONG>Mass ...eBook
by Progressive Management
<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this interesting study provides an analysis of media coverage of four major emergency situations in the United States and the impact of that coverage on the ...eBook
by Progressive Management
<p>This important reference document has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.</p> <p>Threats and hazards present long-term risks to people and their property. Risk is the potential for an unwanted ...eBook
Leading Japan through the Fukushima Disaster to a Nuclear-Free Future
by Naoto Kan
<p>"Naoto Kan, who was prime minister of Japan when the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster began, has become a ubiquitous and compelling voice for the global antinuclear movement. Kan compared the potential worst-case devastation that ...eBook
by Shawn Carroll
<p>This book lists possible items you will need in case a disaster or crisis occurs. It is actually two lists: one is alphabetized and the other is categorized. Many of these items listed you already have. Some of these you will never get or ...eBook
by Jerolleman, Alessandra
<P>One of the four core phases of emergency management, hazard mitigation is essential for reducing disaster effects on human populations and making communities more resilient to the impacts of hazards. Presenting an up-to-date look at the ...eBook
by Montz, Burrell E.
<div>What can we learn from the spatial patterns of disasters? What human and structural factors need to be addressed to explain hazard vulnerability? As populations grow and the climate warms, how can natural hazards be mitigated? Thoroughly ...eBook
by Cyril E. Bryant & Lars Peterson
<p>This is the story of an effort to ease the world’s suffering. It begins with a man who dedicated his life and skill to save thousands through the use of his painless jet inoculator, helping to largely rid the earth of smallpox. The medical ...eBook
by Clackamas County Historical Society
Native American legends from times long ago tell of great floods that covered the earth in the Pacific Northwest. Early fur trappers describe the Willamette River as a sheet of water covering the land as far as the eye can see in the early ...eBook
by Leflar, James J.
<P>Moving towards resiliency is more than just implanting policy and procedure; it is a process that takes organizations on a winding path requiring patience and tolerance. A good deal of learning will have to take place during the trip and thateBook
by Ryan, Jeffrey R.
<P><EM>The swine flu emergency needn't become a crisis.</EM> This critically acclaimed work provides public health officials, doctors, responders, and emergency planners with accurate current information that will help them understand the natureeBook