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  • Managing Critical Incidents and Large-Scale Event Security

    By Eloy Nuñez, Ernest G. Vendrell

    Nuñez and Vendrell aim to provide the most current and effective resources for managing special events and critical incidents. Their book relies heavily on case studies and after action reports that examine the lessons learned from a multitude of previous events and incidents. In addition, the text…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21 
    CRC Press

  • Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness

    An Introductory Text for Emergency Management and Planning Professionals, Second Edition

    By Anna K. Schwab, Dylan Sandler, David J. Brower

    This book introduces the concept of hazards as part of the earth’s natural systems, in contrast to "disasters," which occur at the intersection of the built and natural environments. The authors emphasize choices made by society that either increase or diminish our level of vulnerability to the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05 
    CRC Press

  • Psychological Disaster Management

    Challenges, Resilience, and Recovery

    Edited by Girish Bobby Kapur, Veronica Tucci

    Integrating scholarly articles from international experts and first-hand accounts, this compendium volume looks at the important issues from these perspectives: prevalence and challenges of psychological trauma after a disaster; psychological preparation of communities psychologically before a…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Terrorism and WMDs

    Awareness and Response, Second Edition

    By John Pichtel

    Since the publication of the first edition in 2011, new security threats have come to the forefront. Among these, we have heard about terrorist weapons/delivery methods becoming increasingly sophisticated, seen the rise of ISIS and the Khorasan Group, seen extensive reporting on the theft or loss…

    Hardback – 2016-06-24 
    CRC Press

  • The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals

    By Silke Roth

    This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled. 'Aidland' is a highly complex and heterogeneous context which includes many different occupations, forms of employment and organizations. Analysing the processes that lead to the involvement…

    Paperback – 2016-06-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Disasters and Social Resilience

    A bioecological approach

    By Helen J. Boon, Alison Cottrell, David King

    The interconnectedness of communities, organisations, governing bodies, policy and individuals in the field of disaster studies has never been accurately examined or comprehensively modelled. This kind of study is vital for planning policy and emergency responses and assessing individual and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Human Security and Natural Disasters

    Edited by Christopher Hobson, Paul Bacon, Robin Cameron

    "Human security" is an approach that rejects the traditional prioritization of state security, and instead identifies the individual as the primary referent of security. It offers a way of broadening our perspective, and recognizing that the most pressing threats to individuals do not come from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Future of Disaster Management in the U.S.

    Rethinking Legislation, Policy, and Finance

    Edited by Amy L. Cabrill

    This book looks at various aspects of the current legal, policy and fiscal framework for disaster management and its current effects on local capacity building and recommends systemic reform. The authors argue that resources should be used more efficiently and with more flexibility in order to…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    CRC Press
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures

    Edited by Ronald J. Kendall, Steven M. Presley, Seshadri S. Ramkumar

    A science-based text, New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures presents research that addresses the growing threat of chemical and biological terrorism as well as the need for improvements in the implementation of countermeasures. This new textbook building upon…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    CRC Press

  • Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Edition

    By D. Hank Ellison

    Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Edition is intended for the first responder to the scene of the release of a chemical or biological warfare agent. Formatted similarly to the Department of Transportation’s Emergency Response Guidebook and designed as a companion…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    CRC Press

  • Human Security and Japan’s Triple Disaster

    Responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis

    Edited by Paul Bacon, Christopher Hobson

    Japan has been one of the most important international sponsors of human security, yet the concept has hitherto not been considered relevant to the Japanese domestic context. This book applies the human security approach to the specific case of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Hurricane Mitigation for the Built Environment

    By Ricardo A. Alvarez

    "Alvarez drives home the point that for buildings and communities located in hurricane-prone regions, it is not a question of whether the area will be impacted, but when it will be impacted. The book makes a strong case for taking responsibility to understand the vulnerabilities of buildings and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    CRC Press

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