Principles of Emergency Management

Principles of Emergency Management

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Principles of Emergency Management: Hazard Specific Issues and Mitigation offers preparedness and mitigation recommendations for advanced emergency planning. Because disasters are so unpredictable, advance planning is needed to effectively respond to and mitigate against the potential effects of such events. Whether a disaster is natural or man-made, accidental or deliberate, the best way to protect the public is by implementing an integrated emergency management system incorporating all potential stakeholders through all phases of the event. As such, the book suggests best practices for drills, exercises, and pre-event team building and communication. More than a dozen contributors offer their professional expertise on a wide variety of topics, including: Emergency operations center management Continuity planning of vital services in the aftermath of a disaster The role of the public health official Developing public-private partnerships Specific types of disasters, including terrorism, agroterrorism, pandemics, and active shooter incidents Mass care, sheltering, and human services The special needs of children in disasters Traditional and social media and their impact on emergency management The book is a valuable planning resource for those tasked with managing operations to prepare for, mitigate, and respond to disasters.However, like all things involved in this type of operating environment, if and when the defenders put any type of countermeasures in ... those affiliated with Al- Qaedaa€”have effectively used simple homemade bombs built from everyday things that span the gamut from nail ... Terrorists have used these holes to build homemade explosives, perhaps not as powerful as a VBIED in terms of sheer power, butanbsp;...

Title:Principles of Emergency Management
Author:Michael J. Fagel
Publisher:CRC Press - 2012-02-02


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