Introduction to International Disaster Management

Introduction to International Disaster Management

by  Damon P. Coppola

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Format: Paperback, 696 pages Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Published: United Kingdom, 19 August 2016 Dimensions: 23.5 x 19.1 x 3.6 centimetres (0.98 kg) Condition: EXCELLENT LIKE NEW DESCRIPTION Disaster management is a vibrant and growing field, driven by government spending in the wake of terrorist attacks and environmental debacles, as well as private-sector hiring of risk managers and emergency planners. An ever-increasing number of practicing professionals needs a reference that can provide a solid foundation in ALL major phases of supervision - mitigation, preparedness, response, communications, and recovery. As climate change leads to further costly catastrophes and as countries around the world continue to struggle with terrorism, the demand for solutions will only grow. This revised edition of Coppola's revered resource meets said demand head-on with more focused, current, thoughtfully analyzed, and effective approaches to disaster relief. Table of Contents 1. The Management of Disasters 2. Hazards 3. Risk and Vulnerability 4. Mitigation 5. Preparedness 6. Response 7. Recovery 8. Participants - Governmental Disaster Management Agencies 9. Participants - Nongovernmental Organizations 10. Participants - Multilateral Organizations and the International Financial Institutions 11. Special Considerations

AuthorDamon P. Coppola
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