How to Become an International Disaster Volunteer

Written By Michael Noone
How to Become an International Disaster Volunteer
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 27 February 2017
  • ISBN : 0128045086
  • Pages : 140 pages
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Download or read book entitled How to Become an International Disaster Volunteer by author: Michael Noone which was release on 27 February 2017 and published by Butterworth-Heinemann with total page 140 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. How to Become an International Disaster Volunteer discusses the immense value an experienced water systems engineer, trauma surgeon, or communications specialist could bring to a disaster stricken community, while also explaining how their professional educations do not prepare them for the logistical, psychological, and physical demands of traveling to, and functioning in, an international catastrophe with little water or electricity, limited sleep and food, a chaotic working environment, and with team members from diverse backgrounds and with different personalities. This book provides a step-by-step guide for the entire process, including self-evaluating tactics, fitness measurements for volunteering, how to research disaster relief organizations, how to gain appropriate training and applicable experiences, the best practices during deployments, and the personal recovery process upon returning home. Each chapter focuses on one aspect of the progression, but also includes case studies of disasters, profiles of relief organizations, and checklists for each stage. Presents tactics from an emergency manager who has extensive international disaster volunteer experience Includes proven strategies that will help readers stand out to organizations Provides practical advice on how to prepare for chaotic disaster conditions

How to Become an International Disaster Volunteer

How to Become an International Disaster Volunteer
  • Author : Michael Noone
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-02-27
  • Total pages : 140
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : How to Become an International Disaster Volunteer discusses the immense value an experienced water systems engineer, trauma surgeon, or communications specialist could bring to a disaster stricken community, while also explaining how their professional educations do not prepare them for the logistical, psychological, and physical demands of traveling to, and ...

Introduction to International Disaster Management

Introduction to International Disaster Management
  • Author : Damon P. Coppola
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2015-01-25
  • Total pages : 760
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : Introduction to International Disaster Management, Third Edition, continues to serve as the leading comprehensive overview of global emergency management. This edition provides practitioners and students alike with a comprehensive understanding of the disaster management profession by utilizing a global perspective and including the different sources of risk and vulnerability, the ...

Disaster Volunteers

Disaster Volunteers
  • Author : Brenda D. Phillips
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2020-01-23
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : Volunteer work can make a difference to those harmed by natural, technological, and human-induced disasters if it is done well. Disaster Volunteers provides readers with information on why people volunteer, the benefits gained by volunteers and recipients, and how to leverage such good will. Learning from a variety of past ...

Handbook of International Disaster Psychology Practices and programs

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  • Author : Gilbert Reyes,Gerard A. Jacobs
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : Introduces the new and burdgeoning field of disaster psychology, illustrating how local and international humanitarian workers can effectively provide care to help restore mental health and stability for survivors of manmade and natural disasters, from genocide attempts and terrorist attacks to tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods....

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Communication
  • Author : Daniel M. Dunn,Lisa J. Goodnight
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-23
  • Total pages : 508
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : Communication: Embracing Difference, 4e, stresses the importance of understanding and celebrating difference as a means to becoming a more effective communicator. This text describes basic communication theory in everyday, non-technical terms and offers students an abundance of opportunities to analyze, understand, practice, and apply skills to real-life situations presented in ...

Managing Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters

Managing Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters
  • Author : Lisa Orloff
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-04-25
  • Total pages : 323
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : While history has identified a need for improved coordination during emergencies, it has also demonstrated that community volunteers positively impact their neighborhoods during times of crisis. Laying out the rationale and process by which emergency managers, community leaders, and non-governmental aid organizations can effectively collaborate and...

Introduction to Emergency Management

Introduction to Emergency Management
  • Author : Brenda D. Phillips,David M. Neal,Gary Webb
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-10-19
  • Total pages : 517
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : 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 book’s strength is in looking at the regional, state, ...

XXX International Congress of Psychology Abstracts

XXX International Congress of Psychology  Abstracts
  • Author : Michele Robert
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Total pages : 804
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : The abstracts of the XXX International Congress of Psychology (July 2012, Cape Town) are published as a supplement to Volume 47 of the International Journal of Psychology. The published volume includes the abstracts of the invited addresses, symposia, oral and poster presentations, numbering over 5,000 separate contributions and creating an invaluable overview of ...

The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering Civic Participation and Nonprofit Associations

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  • Author : David Horton Smith,Robert A. Stebbins,Jurgen Grotz
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-01-18
  • Total pages : 1414
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : Written by over 200 leading experts from over seventy countries, this handbook provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of the latest theory and research on volunteering, civic participation and nonprofit membership associations. The first handbook on the subject to be truly multinational and interdisciplinary in its authorship, it represents a major milestone ...

The Role and Statuts of International Humanitarian Volunteers and Organizations

The Role and Statuts of International Humanitarian Volunteers and Organizations
  • Author : Yves Beigbeder
  • Publisher : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
  • Release Date : 1991-09-26
  • Total pages : 414
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : Since its birth with the creation of the international Red Cross in 1863, international humanitarian assistance has developed considerably since World War II. In accordance with the Red Cross principle of humanity, it aims at preventing and alleviating human suffering wherever it may be found, protecting life and health and ensuring ...

Legal Aspects of Satellite Remote Sensing

Legal Aspects of Satellite Remote Sensing
  • Author : Atsuyo Ito
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2011-04-11
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : This book documents the latest research relating to the legal aspects of satellite remote sensing, which is still largely unregulated, and identifies shortcomings in the current legal regime before proposing improvements needed for its full utilisation....

Koenig and Schultz s Disaster Medicine

Koenig and Schultz s Disaster Medicine
  • Author : Kristi L. Koenig,Carl H. Schultz
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-18
  • Total pages : 782
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : This is the definitive reference on disaster medicine, outlining areas of proficiency for health care professionals handling mass casualty crises....

Educating for Sustainability in Japan

Educating for Sustainability in Japan
  • Author : Jane Singer,Tracey Gannon,Fumiko Noguchi,Yoko Mochizuki
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : Educating for Sustainable Development (ESD) approaches are holistic and interdisciplinary, values-driven, participatory, multi-method, locally relevant and emphasize critical thinking and problem-solving. This book explains how ESD approaches work in the Japanese context; their effects on different stakeholders; and their ultimate potential contribution to society in Japan. It considers ESD in ...

Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery
  • Author : Immanuel Kant
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-16
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : 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 predecessor. It is also more ...

Developing Global Health Programming

Developing Global Health Programming
  • Author : Jessica Evert, Paul Drain, Thomas Hall
  • Publisher : LULU
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 380
  • ISBN : 0128045086
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Summary : Developing Global Health Programming: A Guidebook for Medical and Professional Schools, 2nd edition is an essential text for any academic institution, administrator, faculty, or student interested in developing or expanding global health education and international programs. This text expands on the 1st edition and provides a comprehensive view of global ...