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Logistics and Transportation Security: A Strategic, Tactical, and Operational Guide to Resilience

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Maria G. Burns
October 22, 2015

"Professor Burns has captured the essence of transportation security, one of today's most pressing concerns. As the rate of globalization and world trade increases, security and supply chain resilience are at the core of one’s global transportation network. This is a timely and well written contri...

A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management

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Adam S. Crowe
May 20, 2015

A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management provides interdisciplinary analysis on how particular sets of conditions may occur in the future by evaluating global trends, possible scenarios, emerging conditions, and various other elements of risk management. Firmly based in science, the book leverages...

New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures

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Ronald J. Kendall, Steven M. Presley, Seshadri S. Ramkumar
February 17, 2016

A science-based text, New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures presents research that addresses the growing threat of chemical and biological terrorism as well as the need for improvements in the implementation of countermeasures. This new textbook building upon Advances...

Advances in Crisis and Emergency Management: Theory and Practice

Ali Farazmand
February 15, 2017

As the world becomes more populated and globally connected, issues in security, systems viability, and the future must be addressed and managed. This book navigates the increasingly complicated advances in theory and practice in the twin fields of crisis and emergency management. It focuses on...

Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Management: Leveraging Web and Mobile Technologies, Second Edition

Connie M. White
February 15, 2017

As social media continues to evolve at a rapid pace, emergency professionals need to know how to effectively implement and utilize social media and Web 2.0 technologies. This includes communication across agencies in emergency planning, preparedness, and response as well as for in-crisis...

The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Management: How to Manage the Media in the Digital Age, Second Edition

Jane Jordan-Meier
February 15, 2017

From the Japanese tsunami and Boston Marathon bombings to the Arab Spring in the Middle East, social media has proven its power to save lives. The second edition of this acclaimed text examines how rapidly evolving social media and Web 2.0 technologies have changed the crisis management landscape....

Principles of Emergency Management and Emergency Operations Centers (EOC), Second Edition

Michael J. Fagel
February 15, 2017

Emergency operations centers (EOCs) are the hub of response efforts during disasters. Emergency managers and their staff coordinate incoming information from the field and the public to coordinate response and rescue efforts. They also deploy resources and communicate with other government agencies...

How to Design and Successfully Accomplish a Business Continuity Program

Barbara F. Davi
February 15, 2017

The objective of a business continuity plan is to ensure that your business will be able to continue operating in the event of a disruption in service caused by a natural or man-made incident. This book provides a framework for businesses to assess their general and specific risks, determine...

Emergency Vehicle Operations: A Line Officer's Guide, Third Edition

Raymond W. Beach Jr., Earl R. Morris, William C. Smith
February 02, 2017

Highlighting the importance of decision-making while driving an emergency vehicle, this third edition is thoroughly updated and expanded. It now addresses both an EVO classroom/track training module addressed to training concerns and an EVO policy module discussing policy development, revision, and...

Understanding and Combating Terrorist Financing

Amit Kumar, Dennis M. Lormel
January 26, 2017

In an increasingly open society and global economy, the issue of terrorist financing is demanding increased attention from diverse financial institutions and charitable organizations across the public and private spectrum. Even inadvertent association can result in a host of negative consequences...

Emergency Planning for Nuclear Power Plants

Paul Elkmann
January 10, 2017

This book provides a history of emergency planning with respect to nuclear power plant accidents from the 1950’s to the 2000’s.  It gives an overview of essential concepts that a working emergency planner should know, including brief overviews of the health physics and plant engineering that...

Coming Home after Disaster: Multiple Dimensions of Housing Recovery

Alka Sapat, Ann-Margaret Esnard
December 28, 2016

Post-disaster housing concerns and dilemmas are complex, global in nature, and are inextricably intertwined with social, economic, and political considerations.  The multi-faceted nature of housing recovery requires a holistic approach that accounts for its numerous dimensions and contours that are...

Environmental Radioactivity and Emergency Preparedness

Mats Isaksson, Christopher L. Raaf
December 21, 2016

Radioactive sources such as nuclear power installations can pose a great threat to both humans and our environment. How do we measure, model and regulate such threats? Environmental Radioactivity and Emergency Preparedness addresses these topical questions and aims to plug the gap in the lack of...

North American Border Conflicts: Race, Politics, and Ethics

Laurence Armand French, Magdaleno Manzanarez
December 21, 2016

North American Border Conflicts: Race, Politics, and Ethics adds to the current discussion on class, race, ethnic, and sectarian divides, not only within the United States but throughout the Americas in general. The book explores the phenomenon of border challenges throughout the world,...

Responses to Disasters and Climate Change: Understanding Vulnerability and Fostering Resilience

Michele Companion, Miriam S. Chaiken
December 20, 2016

As the global climate shifts, communities are faced with a myriad of mitigation and adaptation challenges. These highlight the political, cultural, economic, social, and physical vulnerability of social groups, communities, families, and individuals. They also foster resilience and creative...

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