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Introduction to Emergency Management

Introduction to Emergency Management, Fifth Edition, offers a fully up-to-date analysis of US emergency management principles. In addition to expanding coverage of risk management in a time of climate change and terrorism, Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola discuss the impact of new emergency management technologies, social media, and an increasing focus on recovery. They examine the effects of the 2012 election results and discuss FEMA’s controversial National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Introduction to Emergency Management, Fifth Edition, gives instructors and students the best textbook content, instructor-support materials, and online resources to prepare future EM professionals for this demanding career.

Hardbound, 440 Pages

Published: October 2013

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-12-407784-3

Contents

  • 1. The Historical Context of Emergency Management
    2. Natural and Technological Hazards and Risk Assessment
    3. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Mitigation 
    4. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Preparedness
    5. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Communications
    6. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Response
    7. The Disciplines of Emergency Management: Recovery
    8. International Disaster Management
    9. Emergency Management and the Terrorist Threat
    10. The Future of Emergency Management
    Appendix A: Acronyms
    Appendix B: Emergency Management Web Sites
    Appendix C: Ready.Gov Citizen Preparedness Recommendations
    Appendix D: A Day in the Life of Homeland Security
    Glossary

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