Disaster Dictionary: The Definitive Guide to Related Terms, Acronyms and Concepts for Emergency Planning and Operations, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Disaster Dictionary

The Definitive Guide to Related Terms, Acronyms and Concepts for Emergency Planning and Operations, 1st Edition

By Daniel J. Bibby

CRC Press

112 pages

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pub: 2005-10-30
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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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW041000
LAW / Forensic Science
POL012000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / International Security
POL037000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism
SOC040000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disasters & Disaster Relief