Living with Hazards, Dealing with Disasters

Living with Hazards, Dealing with Disasters

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This is the first concise introduction to emergency management, the emerging profession that deals with disasters from floods and earthquakes to terrorist attacks. Twenty case studies illustrate the handling of actual disasters including the Northridge Earthquake and the Oklahoma City Bombing. Discussion questions and guides to on-line information sources facilitate use of the book in the classroom and professional training programs.... not have a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather radio and the warning was not received. ... the Emergency Broadcast System because they were relying on manual reports from the National Weather Service, anbsp;...

Title:Living with Hazards, Dealing with Disasters
Author:William L Waugh
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-06-03


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