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1st Edition

Handbook of Emergency Management Concepts
A Step-by-Step Approach

ISBN 9780203704257
Published December 6, 2017 by CRC Press
359 Pages 33 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book provides a step-by-step process that focuses on how to develop, practice, and maintain emergency plans that reflect what must be done before, during, and after a disaster, in order to protect people and property. The communities who preplan and mitigate prior to any incident will be better prepared for emergency scenarios. This book will assist those with the tools to address all phases of emergency management. It covers everything from the social and environmental processes that generate hazards, to vulnerability analysis, hazard mitigation, emergency response, and disaster recovery.

Table of Contents

What is Emergency Management? Introduction to Emergency Management: Step-by-Step Process. Security Management How it Relates to Emergency Management. Crisis Management. Consequence Management. Risk Management. Composite Risk Management Process. Hazards (RISK). Vulnerability. Emergency Management and Understanding the Impact of Terrorism.  Managing Terrorism Threat/Vulnerability Assessments, and Risk Analysis. Mass Casualty and Mass Fatality Incident. Emergency Management and weapons of Mass Destruction. Cyberspace and Emergency Management. Emergency Management and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). 

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Michael L. Madigan works as a master instructor for the Department of Homeland Security for the Civil Support Teams and hazardous material emergency response operations on weapons of mass destruction, installation emergency management, and threat assessments to the United States Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School (USACBRN) on Fort Leonard Wood Campus in Missouri. He is also retired from the United States Army and served as a senior chemical operation specialist to the USACBRN School, CENTCOM, and the Multi-National Forces Command (MNFI) in IRAQ.

He holds a BA degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Massachusetts and a Master of Security Management from the American Military University from Charles Town. In addition, he hold the Certificate in Security Management from the University of Massachusetts.

Mr. Madigan is also a certified fire instructor Level II, hazardous material technician train the trainer, incident command system train the trainer, installation emergency management instructor, WMD/terrorism response instructor, certified ICS/NIMS instructor, and advanced chemical biological instructor.         

He is also an adjunct professor for homeland security related topics, emergency management, terror/terrorism history and related operations, and weapons of mass destruction at Central Texas College on Fort Leonard Wood Campus, Missouri.