Disaster Dictionary: The Definitive Guide to Related Terms, Acronyms and Concepts for Emergency Planning and Operations

1st Edition

Daniel J. Bibby

CRC Press
Published October 30, 2005
Reference - 112 Pages
ISBN 9780972713443 - CAT# K12452

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Summary

The Disaster Dictionary identifies terms, acronyms, and related concepts. More than 1,100 entries are derived from many types of disasters and crisis scenarios. Appendix A provides a detailed description of Weapons of Mass Destruction: their classification, characteristics, and response protocols. Appendix B explains the background, purpose and use of the Incident Command System (ICS). You'll learn how resources within ICS are organized and understand their rules of operation. Appendix C provides a listing of more than 100 web-based resources for additional information and study.

 

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