Disaster Planning & Recovery

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Published:
May 29, 2013
Editor(s):
Rick Bissell
Based on a popular course for the FEMA Higher Education project, Preparedness and Response for Catastrophic Disasters provides important insight into plans to mitigate and respond to the devastation caused by large-scale catastrophic events. Hurricane Katrina provided clear evidence that these 
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Published:
May 29, 2013
Author(s):
Adam Crowe
As a relatively young field, emergency management has already undergone considerable evolution and change. And now that Web 2.0 technologies and social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have become inherently ingrained in all facets of our lives, emergency managers must once again 
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Published:
May 20, 2013
Author(s):
James J. Leflar, Marc H. Siegel
Moving towards resiliency is more than just implanting policy and procedure; it is a process that takes organizations on a winding path requiring patience and tolerance. A good deal of learning will have to take place during the trip and that is why it is necessary to have patience and tolerate the 
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Published:
May 09, 2013
Editor(s):
Deborah S.K. Thomas, Brenda D. Phillips, William E. Lovekamp, Alice Fothergill
The 2010 Haiti and Chili earthquakes, the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami in Japan are but a few examples of recent catastrophic events that continue to reveal how social structure and roles produce extensive human suffering and differential 
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Published:
April 12, 2013
Author(s):
Betty Biringer, Eric Vugrin, Drake Warren
Security protections for critical infrastructure nodes are intended to minimize the risks resulting from an initiating event, whether it is an intentional malevolent act or a natural hazard. With an emphasis on protecting an infrastructure's ability to perform its mission or function, Critical 
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Published:
April 11, 2013
Author(s):
Robert S. Radvanovsky, Allan McDougall
Since the initial inception of this book, there have been significant strides to safeguard the operations of our world’s infrastructures. In recent years, there has also been a shift to more fluid postures associated with resilience and the establishment of redundant infrastructure. In keeping with 
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Published:
March 01, 2013
Author(s):
Thomas E. Drabek
Since the first edition of The Human Side of Disaster was published in 2009, new catastrophes have plagued the globe, including earthquakes in Haiti and New Zealand, tornadoes in Alabama and Missouri, floods in numerous locations, Hurricane Sandy, and the infamous BP oil spill. Enhanced with new 
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Published:
February 19, 2013
Editor(s):
Robert Radvanovsky, Jacob Brodsky
The availability and security of many services we rely upon—including water treatment, electricity, healthcare, transportation, and financial transactions—are routinely put at risk by cyber threats. The Handbook of SCADA/Control Systems Security is a fundamental outline of security concepts, 
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Published:
January 22, 2013
Author(s):
Samuel Mullen
An increase in major natural disasters—and the growing number of damaging events involving gas, electric, water, and other utilities—has led to heightened concerns about utility operations and public safety. Due to today's complex, compliance-based environment, utility managers and planners often 
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Published:
January 04, 2013
Author(s):
Nicolas A. Valcik, Paul E. Tracy
Each emergency comes with its own set of challenges, however, many emergencies of the past can be used as tools to evaluate the decisions made and apply them to similar situations. Designed to enable public officials to conduct this kind of evaluation, Case Studies in Disaster Response and 
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