During the 1980s many Americans participated directly and indirectly in the drama and tragedy of major catastrophes, from volcanic eruptions to air crashes. Organized by disaster-type, this handbook inventories and examines the way we address major natural and man-made hazards and assesses the effectiveness these efforts in four areas: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The utility of all-hazard programs is also considered, and a list of emergency management organizations is included.emergency management programs and activities for each state and its local governments to be funded through a single ... Seed money provided by FEMA enables state programs to implement technical assistance activities, in conjunction withanbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook of Emergency Management|
|Author||:||William L. Waugh, Ronald John Hy|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 1990-01-01|