359 pages | 33 B/W Illus.
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.
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).