Emergency Response Products

  • Large-Scale Evacuation

    The Analysis, Modeling, and Management of Emergency Relocation from Hazardous Areas

    By Pamela Murray-Tuite, Michael K. Lindell, Paul Brian Wolshon, Earl 'Jay' Baker

    This book focuses on the topic of modeling evacuations that use the road transportation network. It combines perspectives from social scientists and transportation engineers, fields that have traditionally approached evacuation modeling from distinctly different perspectives. It discusses the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Crisis and Emergency Management

    Theory and Practice

    By Ali Farazmand

    As the world becomes more populated and globally connected, issues in security, systems viability, and the future must be addressed and managed. This book navigates the increasingly complicated advances in theory and practice in the twin fields of crisis and emergency management. It focuses on…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Management

    Leveraging Web and Mobile Technologies, Second Edition

    By Connie M. White

    As social media continues to evolve at a rapid pace, emergency professionals need to know how to effectively implement and utilize social media and Web 2.0 technologies. This includes communication across agencies in emergency planning, preparedness, and response as well as for in-crisis…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Management

    How to Manage the Media in the Digital Age, Second Edition

    By Jane Jordan-Meier

    From the Japanese tsunami and Boston Marathon bombings to the Arab Spring in the Middle East, social media has proven its power to save lives. The second edition of this acclaimed text examines how rapidly evolving social media and Web 2.0 technologies have changed the crisis management landscape.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Principles of Emergency Management and Emergency Operations Centers (EOC), Second Edition

    By Michael J. Fagel

    Emergency operations centers (EOCs) are the hub of response efforts during disasters. Emergency managers and their staff coordinate incoming information from the field and the public to coordinate response and rescue efforts. They also deploy resources and communicate with other government agencies…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Emergency Vehicle Operations

    A Line Officer's Guide, Third Edition

    By Raymond W. Beach Jr., Earl R. Morris, William C. Smith

    Highlighting the importance of decision-making while driving an emergency vehicle, this third edition is thoroughly updated and expanded. It now addresses both an EVO classroom/track training module addressed to training concerns and an EVO policy module discussing policy development, revision, and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02 
    CRC Press

  • Traumatic Event Management

    An Individualized Approach for Effective Treatment

    By Tania Glenn

    Exploring effective traumatic event management for all personnel who have experienced a trauma, this book demonstrates how to establish a comprehensive system and apply the most effective intervention and treatment at the right time for each individual. The book will be essential to emergency…

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Emergency Planning for Nuclear Power Plants

    By Paul Elkmann

    This book provides a history of emergency planning with respect to nuclear power plant accidents from the 1950’s to the 2000’s.  It gives an overview of essential concepts that a working emergency planner should know, including brief overviews of the health physics and plant engineering that…

    Hardback – 2017-01-10 
    CRC Press

  • Coming Home after Disaster

    Multiple Dimensions of Housing Recovery

    Edited by Alka Sapat, Ann-Margaret Esnard

    Post-disaster housing concerns and dilemmas are complex, global in nature, and are inextricably intertwined with social, economic, and political considerations.  The multi-faceted nature of housing recovery requires a holistic approach that accounts for its numerous dimensions and contours that are…

    Hardback – 2017-01-05 
    CRC Press

  • Effective Communication During Disasters

    Making Use of Technology, Media, and Human Resources

    Edited by Girish Bobby Kapur, Sarah Bezek, Jonathan Dyal

    In today’s world, there are new opportunities for disaster communications through modern technology and social media. Social network applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can connect friends, family, first responders, and those providing relief and assistance. However, social media…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Crisis Communication

    Case Studies and Lessons Learned from International Disasters

    By Kjell Brataas

    The book takes a close and "inside" look at recent tragedies and natural disasters and focuses on the communication aspect of each incident. For most case studies, it provides accounts from people handling the event, e.g. communication staff or management. Each chapter begins with an eye…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Emergency Management, Second Edition

    By Brenda Phillips, David M. Neal, Gary Webb

    Emergency management university programs have experienced dramatic and exponential growth over the last twelve years. This new, fully updated edition introduces majors and minors to the field and provides content accessible to those students taking introductory emergency management courses. The…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22
    CRC Press

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