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Disaster Response and Recovery : Strategies and Tactics for Resilience

Disaster Response and Recovery : Strategies and Tactics for Resilience - 07 edition

Disaster Response and Recovery : Strategies and Tactics for Resilience - 07 edition

ISBN13: 9780471789741

ISBN10: 0471789747

Disaster Response and Recovery : Strategies and Tactics for Resilience by David A. McEntire - ISBN 9780471789741
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2007
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Disaster Response and Recovery : Strategies and Tactics for Resilience by David A. McEntire - ISBN 9780471789741

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Edition: 07

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Summary

Providing readers with a well-rounded understanding of disaster responses, this book first explores the various types of disasters that may occur. It then uncovers the myriad of actors that are involved in emergency management as well as the diverse theoretical frameworks from which post-disaster activities may be approached. Readers will gain a better understanding of the typical challenges to be expected during response efforts as well as the tools and techniques that will enhance the ability to protect lives, reduce property damage and minimize disruption.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Knowing What to Expect: Hazards and Disasters.
2. Understanding the Actors: Role and Responsibilities of Disaster Participants.
3. Anticipating Human Behavior in Disasters:
Myths, Exaggerations and Realities.
4. Approaching Response and Recovery Operations: Alternative Management Theories.
5. Responding with Initial Measures: Hazard Detection, Warning, Evacuation, and Sheltering.
6. Caring for the Injured, Dead and Distraught: Overcoming Physical and Emotional Impacts.
7. Managing Public Relations, Donations and Volunteers: Expected Challenges and Benefits.
8. Moving Beyond Immediate Needs: Damage Assessment,
Disaster Declarations and Debris Removal.
9. Promoting Recovery and Mitigation: Disaster Assistance and Vulnerability Reduction.
10. Overcoming Typical Challenges: Other Anticipated Problems After Disaster.
11. Harnessing Technology and Organization: Tools for Local, State and Federal Governments.
12. Dealing with Future Disasters: Prior Lessons, New Threats and Rising Vulnerability.
13. Promoting Disaster Resilience: Preparedness, Improvisation, Professionalism and Leadership.
Bibliography.
Glossary.
Index.

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