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Disaster Dictionary
The Definitive Guide to Related Terms, Acronyms and Concepts for Emergency Planning and Operations



ISBN 9780972713443
Published October 30, 2005 by CRC Press
112 Pages

 
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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.