Handbook of Emergency Management Concepts: A Step-by-Step Approach

Michael L. Madigan

December 11, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 359 Pages - 33 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138568532 - CAT# K43604

USD$139.95

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Features

  • Explains the step-by-step approach for developing an emergency management process
  • Simplifies the process so that it's easy to understand and execute
  • Assists those with tools to address all phases of emergency management
  • Discusses everything from social and environmental processes that generate hazards, to vulnerability analysis, hazard mitigation, emergency response, and disaster recovery
  • Illustrates and defines why it's necessary and important to be aware and have this process in place

Summary

This book provides a step-by-step process that focuses on how to develop, practice, and maintain emergency plans that reflect what must be done before, during, and after a disaster, in order to protect people and property. The communities who preplan and mitigate prior to any incident will be better prepared for emergency scenarios. This book will assist those with the tools to address all phases of emergency management. It covers everything from the social and environmental processes that generate hazards, to vulnerability analysis, hazard mitigation, emergency response, and disaster recovery.

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