Emergency Response Products

  • Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review

    By Mohammad Nabeel Waseem

    The outcome of a fire review can greatly impact the internal fire and life safety features, as well as the architectural design of a building. An insider’s guide for both novice and expert, Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review provides the framework needed to design and evaluate a…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2015-11-02 
    CRC Press

  • Living with Climate Change

    How Communities Are Surviving and Thriving in a Changing Climate

    By Jane A. Bullock, George D. Haddow, Kim S. Haddow, Damon P. Coppola

    The climate has changed and communities across America are living with the consequences: rapid sea level rise, multi-state wildfires, heat waves, and enduring drought. Living with Climate Change: How Communities Are Surviving and Thriving in a Changing Climate details the steps cities are taking…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Auerbach Publications

  • Disaster Recovery, Second Edition

    By Brenda D. Phillips

    The first edition of Disaster Recovery set a high standard for evidence-based best practices in a user-friendly textbook. Since its publication, a number of important new studies and guides have become available, necessitating an update to this work. This second edition includes updated coverage of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16 
    CRC Press

  • The Private Sector's Role in Disasters

    Leveraging the Private Sector in Emergency Management

    Edited by Alessandra Jerolleman, John J. Kiefer, Ph.D.

    This book examines the role of the private sector in emergency management and how that role is changing through private sector intersections with government, government agencies, and the public sectors in all phases of emergency management. It particularly focuses on the areas in which government…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    CRC Press

  • Campus Emergency Preparedness

    Meeting ICS and NIMS Compliance

    By Maureen Connolly

    An easily digestible guide, Campus Emergency Preparedness: Meeting ICS and NIMS Compliance helps you develop and organize emergency operation plans. It incorporates the key components recommended by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the US Department of Education and outlines the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-18 
    CRC Press

  • Disaster and Crisis Management

    Public Management Perspectives

    Edited by Naim Kapucu, Arjen Boin

    A wide range of natural hazards pose major risks to the lives and livelihoods of large populations around the world. Man-made disasters caused by technological failures, industrial accidents, spillages, explosions, and fires, compound this threat. Since 9/11, security threats based on violence (…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

  • Cities and Disasters

    Edited by Davia Cox Downey

    Cities and Disasters presents interdisciplinary and multinational perspectives on emergency management policy, economic development, and the various factors that affect the recovery process after natural disasters strike urban areas. The book has three central themes: policy, urbanity, and the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20
    CRC Press

  • A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management

    By Adam S. Crowe

    A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management provides interdisciplinary analysis on how particular sets of conditions may occur in the future by evaluating global trends, possible scenarios, emerging conditions, and various other elements of risk management. Firmly based in science, the book…

    Hardback – 2015-05-20
    CRC Press

  • Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004…

    Hardback – 2015-04-08
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Disaster's Impact on Livelihood and Cultural Survival

    Losses, Opportunities, and Mitigation

    Edited by Michele Companion

    Many facets of disasters generate interest among scholars and practitioners. However, a vital area of disaster research is consistently underemphasized. Little is written about the immediate and long-term impacts on a community’s livelihood systems and the customs and practices of the culture…

    Hardback – 2015-03-16
    CRC Press

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