Disaster Response and Recovery

Disaster Response and RecoveryDavid A. McEntire

Editora Wiley

Sinopse: Provides an overview of the various types of disasters that may occur, the myriad of actors that are involved in emergency management, and the diverse theoretical frameworks from which post-disaster activities may be approached.
– Includes updated chapters keeping the material fresh and accessible while incorporating recent changes in policy and new research;
* Highlights lessons learned from such incidents and catastrophes as: Hurricane Katrina, Earthquake in Haiti, Parking lot collapse in Miami, West Texas industrial explosion, Train wreck in Spain, Aurora movie shooting, Times Square bombing, etc.;
– Examines typical challenges to be expected during response efforts along with tools and techniques to enhance the ability to protect lives, reduce property damage and minimize disruption;
– Includes an instructor package which contains: Sample Syllabus, Teaching Suggestions, Test bank, and PowerPoints.