Emergency Response Products

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-01-30 
    Apple Academic 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

    Provides a history of emergency planning with respect to nuclear power plant accidents from the 1950’s to the 2000’s. Gives an overview of essential concepts that a working emergency planner should know. Includes a brief overview of the health physics and plant engineering applicable to emergency…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 
    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 – 2016-12-21 
    CRC 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

  • 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 – 2016-12-15 
    Apple Academic 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 – 2016-12-13 
    CRC Press

  • Soft Targets and Crisis Management

    What Emergency Planners and Security Professionals Need to Know

    Edited by Michael J. Fagel, Jennifer Hesterman

    Uniting the best of Michael Fagel and Jennifer Hesterman's books in the fields of homeland security and emergency management, the editors of this volume present the prevailing issues affecting the homeland security community today. Many natural and man-made threats can impact our communities—but…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15
    CRC Press

  • Grasping the Moment

    Sensemaking in Response to Routine Incidents and Major Emergencies

    By Christopher Baber, Richard McMaster

    The ways in which organizations make use of information available to them to make decisions and manage activity is an essential topic of investigation for human factors. When the information is uncertain, incomplete or subject to change, then decision making and activity management can become…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2016-08-02
    CRC Press

  • Terrorism and WMDs

    Awareness and Response, Second Edition

    By John Pichtel

    Terrorism and WMD’s, Second Edition provides a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of terrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). Terrorist weapons and delivery methods are becoming increasingly sophisticated; as such, this book focuses on the chemistry and biology of WMDs, the development and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01
    CRC Press

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