Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management
  • Release Date : 28 April 2017
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Pages : 364 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781315459363
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Download or read book entitled Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management by author: Nicolas A. Valcik which was release on 28 April 2017 and published by Taylor & Francis with total page 364 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 chronologically, the case studies involve incidents from around the globe, with topics including natural disasters, industrial accidents, epidemics, and terrorist attacks. A series of questions throughout each case study encourages the reader to think critically about the problem at hand, to select a course of action, and to then see the results of the decisions that were made.? This hands-on approach invites practitioners and students to apply learned theoretical emergency management techniques in a safe test environment. Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management, 2e provides readers with the most modern and current case studies in disaster response and emergency management and can be used in group project settings, as individual homework assignments in training courses for first responders, law enforcement, and government employees, or to complement existing emergency management textbooks in Public Administration, Public Management, and Public Affairs programs.?