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1968 Farmington Mine Disaster

by Bob Campione

Coal in the United States was discovered in the 18th century by landowners and farmers on the slopes of the hillsides in the Appalachian region. It was not until the late 19th century that this black rock would become a part of an industrial ...

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21st Century Security and CPTED: Designing for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Crime Prevention

by Atlas, Randall I.

Once overlooked as a minor and ineffective tactic in the mitigation and prevention of terrorism and violent crime, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) has undergone dramatic changes since the September 11 attacks. The most ...

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21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Camp Planning for Displaced Persons (Air Force Handbook 10-222) - Safety, Gender Considerations, USAID, Humanitarian Relief, NGOs, Multinational Forces

by Progressive Management

<p>Camp construction for displaced persons (DPs) falls within military Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA) operations. The tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) associated with FHA throughout this handbook can be directly applied to ...

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A Communications Strategy for Disaster Relief: Hastily Formed Networks Deployment Review, Katrina, Tsunami, Haiti Earthquake, Typhoon Haiyan, Cybersecurity, Mobile Apps, Disaster Alerts

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The problem with current international disaster relief is ineffective communication, coordination, cooperation, and collaboration ...

ISBN: 9781370584123

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A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management

by Crowe, Adam S.

<P><STRONG>A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management</STRONG> provides interdisciplinary analysis on how particular sets of conditions may occur in the future by evaluating global trends, possible scenarios, emerging conditions, and various ...

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Addressing Climate Change Risks, Disasters and Adaptation in the People's Republic of China

by Asian Development Bank

<p>Climate change poses a significant challenge to human security, socioeconomic development, and the environment due to an increase in climate-related risks with more frequent and intense extreme weather events. It is vital for countries to ...

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Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures

by Kendall, Ronald J.

Biological and chemical weapons are a growing terrorist threat to the United States and other nations and countermeasures continue to evolve as a national and global priority issue. To keep up with this rapidly changing and vital field we must ...

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After the Flood

Exploring Operational Resilience

by A. H. Hay

When disaster strikes, the amount of planning done ahead of time will dictate how quickly a system can recover and return to normal. Even the largest and most complex organizations can experience upset and disruption, whether by flood, fire, ...

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Aftermath

Prepare For and Survive Apocalypse 2012

by Lawrence E. Joseph

<p>In his celebrated previous book, <em>Apocalypse 2012: An Investigation Into Civilization’s End</em>, Lawrence E. Joseph appraised the likelihood of planet-wide catastrophe in 2012 by presenting convincing scientific evidence of looming chaos ...

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An Introduction to Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation

by Robert McCreight

<p><em>An Introduction to Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation</em> is designed to help practitioners and students of emergency management understand various aspects of the exercise design process. Emergency exercises are an important ...

ISBN: 9781598888935

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Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 1, Animals and People

by Sebastian Heath

<p>Disasters create immense problems for both animal and human populations. Since its initial release in 1999 "Animal Management in Disasters" remains one of the most practical resource guides for animal owners, emergency managers, rescue ...

ISBN: 9781370640966

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Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 2, Animals and Communities

by Sebastian Heath

<p>Disasters create immense challenges to public and animal health and safety. Since its initial release in 1999 Animal Management in Disasters remains one of the most practical resource guides for emergency managers, animal owners, rescue ...

ISBN: 9781370122424

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Apocalypse 12-21-12 The Mayan Prophecies

by James Burton Anderson

<p>Established author James Burton Anderson, a graduate engineer, astronomer, and long-time MENSA member, has studied the Mayan long-count calendar and its apocalyptic implications for over fifteen years. His latest book, Apocalypse 12-21-12 The

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Asian Law in Disasters

Toward a Human-Centered Recovery

by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA & Toshihisa TOYODA

<p>This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the ...

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Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma

Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy

by Jack Corbett

<p>The Australian aid program faces a fundamental dilemma: how, in the absence of deep popular support, should it generate the political legitimacy required to safeguard its budget and administering institution?</p> <p><em>Australia’s Foreign ...

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Badass Prepper's Handbook

Everything You Need to Know to Prepare Yourself for the Worst

by James Henry

<p>Disaster can strike at any time with no warning. Most people aren’t forward thinking enough to prepare for the worst, others simply don’t have the skills needed to successfully prepare. That’s where the <em>Badass Prepper’s Handbook</em> ...

ISBN: 9781629148632

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Behavioral Health Response to Disasters

by Framingham, Julie

<P>Disasters can cause long-term disruptions to the routines of individuals and communities, placing survivors at risk of developing serious mental health and substance abuse problems. Disaster behavioral health services provide emotional ...

ISBN: 9781439821244

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Being There When It Counts

Proceedings of the 8th Annual Rocky Mountain Disaster Mental Health Conference

by George W. Doherty

<p><strong>Will You Be There When it Counts?</strong><br /> &quot;Being There When It Counts&quot; is what Disaster Mental Health Services (DMHS) teams try hardest to achieve before, during and following disasters, critical incidents, crises, ...

ISBN: 9781615999675

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Megaquake

How Japan and the World Should Respond

by TETSUO TAKASHIMA

<p>In March 2011 a magnitude 9 earthquake struck off the eastern coast of northern Japan, triggering a massive tsunami and damaging a nearby nuclear reactor. Nearly twenty thousand people were killed or went missing, and many areas have yet to ...

ISBN: 9781612346656

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Beyond Command and Control

Leadership, Culture and Risk

by Richard Adams, Christine Owen, Cameron Scott & others

<P>This book will advance the understanding of leadership beyond the inherited myths and modalities of command and control. Leadership is separated from ideas and institutional seniority and explained as the collaborative power of one with ...

ISBN: 9781351781022

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