Introduction to Emergency Management

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-10-19
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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Providing a thorough introduction to the field of emergency management for students, this book presents job opportunities, discusses how to break into (and succeed in) the field, and describes real-world scenarios. The text covers vulnerability, communications, technology, as well as legal and policy issues. The first section provides an overview to the concepts, procedures, and principles of emergency management. The next section focuses on the life cycle of emergency management, including preparedness, planning, response, recovery, and mitigation. The last section addresses working and/or volunteering in the private, public, non-profit, and international sectors.

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