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  • Disaster Communications in a Changing Media Worldby Kim S Haddow; George Haddow

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 57.95

    Communications that supports disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery by disseminating accurate information to the general public, to elected officials and community leaders and the media reduces risk, saves lives and property, and speeds recovery. No longer an afterthought or a luxury, communications is now as important as logistics... more...

  • Disaster Communications in a Changing Media Worldby George Haddow; Kim S Haddow

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 59.95

    Communications are key to the success of disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Accurate information disseminated to the general public, to elected officials and community leaders, as well as to the media, reduces risk, saves lives and property, and speeds recovery. Disaster Communications in a Changing Media World, Second Edition... more...

  • Global Warming, Natural Hazards, and Emergency Managementby George Haddow; Jane A. Bullock; Kim Haddow

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 75.95

    Scientists predict the earth is facing 40-to-60 years of climate change, even if emissions of carbon dioxide and other global warming gases stopped today. One inevitable consequence of the greenhouse gases already in the atmosphere will be an increase in the frequency and severity of natural disaster events. Global Warming, Natural Hazards, and Emergency... more...

  • Introduction to Emergency Managementby George Haddow; Jane Bullock

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 70.95

    The second edition of Introduction to Emergency Management will continue this title?s success as a practical reference for students and professionals covering disaster response planning and mitigation. The book gives details of the work done at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Federal Response Plan (FRP), and the roles, responsibilities... more...

  • Introduction to Homeland Securityby Jane Bullock; George Haddow

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 75.95

    INTRODUCTION TO HOMELAND SECURITY was the first book to provide educators, students, and practitioners with a comprehensive account of the original and ongoing developments in the Department of Homeland Security?s reorganization, as well as the practices, policies and programs enacted in relation to the government restructure. The new edition continues... more...

  • Introduction to Homeland Securityby Jane Bullock; George Haddow; Damon P. Coppola

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 75.95

    Bullock and Haddow have set the standard for homeland security textbooks, and they follow up their top-selling second edition with this substantially improved third edition. Faculty, students, and professional practitioners value the decades of experience that the authors bring to their analysis, and their passionate argument for an all-hazards approach... more...

  • Introduction to Emergency Managementby George Haddow; Jane Bullock; Damon P. Coppola

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 63.95

    Introduction to Emergency Management, Third Edition provides a comprehensive update of this foundational text on the background components and systems involved in the management of disasters and other emergencies. The book details current practices, strategies, and the key players involved in emergency management, especially in the U.S. but also... more...

  • Introduction to Emergency Managementby George Haddow; Jane Bullock; Damon P. Coppola

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 59.95

    Learn the principles of effective emergency management as they have developed over the past six decades, including the rapid evolution of the field in this century. Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola bring the ideal combination of practical and academic experience to their analysis of the phases of disaster planning, mitigation, response, recovery and communications.... more...

  • Managing Children in Disastersby Jane A. Bullock; George Haddow; Damon P. Coppola

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 91.95

    Each year, disasters such as house fires, car accidents, tsunamis, earthquakes, and hurricanes impact hundreds of thousands of children. Child victims can suffer disproportionately and the physical and psychological damage sustained can far outweigh the same effects in adults, often requiring years of therapy. Sadly, emergency planners to date have... more...

  • Introduction to Homeland Securityby Jane Bullock; George Haddow; Damon P. Coppola

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 74.95

    Bullock, Haddow, and Coppola have set the standard for homeland security textbooks, and they follow up best-selling third edition with this substantially improved version. As with its predecessor, the book clearly delineates the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters. However, this... more...