Emergency Response Products

  • 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 examination is vital for planning policy and emergency responses. It is also imperative for…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    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 – 2016-04-26 
    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 – 2016-03-01 
    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

  • 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 – 2015-10-28
    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

    Since the publication of the first edition of Disaster Recovery, a number of important new studies and guides have become available. Now revised, updated, and expanded, this second edition meets the high standards for providing evidence-based best practices in a user-friendly textbook set by its…

    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 – 2015-10-05
    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 – 2015-09-17
    CRC Press

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