Disaster Response and Recovery : Strategies and Tactics for Resilience

Disaster Response and Recovery : Strategies and Tactics for Resilience

Description

Provides an overview of the various types of disasters that may
occur, the myriad of actors that are involved in emergency
management, and the diverse theoretical frameworks from which
post-disaster activities may be approached.

? Includes updated chapters keeping the material fresh
and accessible while incorporating recent changes in policy and new
research

? Highlights lessons learned from such incidents and
catastrophes as: Hurricane Katrina, Earthquake in Haiti, Parking
lot collapse in Miami, West Texas industrial explosion, Train wreck
in Spain, Aurora movie shooting, Times Square bombing, etc.

? Examines typical challenges to be expected during
response efforts along with tools and techniques to enhance the
ability to protect lives, reduce property damage and minimize
disruption

? Includes an instructor package which contains:
Sample Syllabus, Teaching Suggestions, Test bank, and PowerPoints

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