Emergency Response Products

  • HAZMAT Guide for First Responders

    By Michael L. Madigan

    The goal of this book is to help train hazmat response teams and other responders in disaster training, techniques, and planning.The book will also help define and sharpen training plans and assumptions. Focusing on lessons learned from real-world experiences during actual disasters, the book will…

    Paperback – 2017-05-29 
    CRC Press

  • Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management

    2nd Edition

    By Nicolas A. Valcik, Paul E. Tracy

    Designed to enable practitioners and students to evaluate a variety of real-life emergencies from every angle, this new edition of Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management provides clear, thorough, step-by-step descriptions of more than 50 major disasters or emergencies. Arranged…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Beyond Command and Control

    Leadership, Culture and Risk

    By Richard Adams, Christine Owen, Cameron Scott, David Phillip Parsons

    This book will advance the understanding of leadership beyond the inherited myths and modalities of command and control. Leadership is separated from ideas and institutional seniority and explained as the collaborative power of one with others. Enabling the intelligent co-participation of all…

    Paperback – 2017-04-21 
    CRC Press

  • Communicating Emergency Preparedness

    Practical Strategies for the Public and Private Sectors, Second Edition

    By Damon P. Coppola, Erin K. Maloney

    This fully revised edition of Communicating Emergency Preparedness: Practical Strategies for the Public and Private Sectors includes timely case studies, events, and references to articles and opinions about the direction of emergency preparedness communication. The authors draw upon their…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Emergency Response

    A Human Factors and Systems Engineering Approach

    Edited by Adedeji B. Badiru, LeeAnn Racz

    Despite preemptive preparations, disasters can and do occur. Whether natural disasters, catastrophic accidents, or terrorist attacks, the risk cannot be completely eliminated. A carefully prepared response is your best defense. Handbook of Emergency Response: A Human Factors and Systems Engineering…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press
    Systems Innovation Book Series

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-12-28
    CRC Press

  • Effective Communication During Disasters

    Making Use of Technology, Media, and Human Resources

    Edited by Girish Bobby Kapur, Sarah Bezek, Jonathan Dyal

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. 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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16
    Apple Academic Press

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