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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 91.47
Since culture, the media and the arts deal with the perception and the processing of catastrophe, what kind of social knowledge does this process produce and how does it contribute to the sustainable development of societies? The book seeks to understand how societies and cultures deal with disaster and the rhetorical means they resort... more...
- IT Governance Ltd 2014; US$ 91.90
Learn how to build a business continuity plan to protect your organisation when things go wrong. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book uses two international frameworks?the Millennium Development Goals and the Hyogo Framework for Action, a program focused on disaster risk management?to study the key trends in the region in terms of disaster incidence, sources of vulnerability and social and economic challenges. As both frameworks draw to a close, international debate is... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 17.99
Stay Safe in the City Here's the book that won't advise you to flee the city and set up a homestead to avoid potential disasters. With many other survival-planning resources emphasizing that approach, urban dwellers that plan to stay put in the city, no matter the circumstances, have been overlooked. Not only do 58 percent of Americans live in cities,... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 26.99
The essential guide to survival plan essentials! The key to being prepared is to have the things you need ahead of time--before an emergency happens. During these uncertain times, there is no such thing as being over prepared. With the huge range of potential disasters to prepare for, it can be overwhelming trying to decide which items are best to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Now updated with examples through 2010, this classic study examines the disruptive effects of disasters on patterns of human behavior and the operations of government, and the conditions under which even relatively minor crises can lead to system breakdown. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
One hundred twenty years ago, the Independent Order of Good Templars was the world's largest, most militant, and most evangelical organization hostile to alcoholic drink. Standing in the forefront of the international temperance movement, it was recognized worldwide as a potent social and moral force. Temperance and Racism restores the Templars,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This book explores the interactions of theories of risk with natural disasters, health crises, and crises in the areas of science and technology. Using organizational frameworks developed exclusively by the author, it provides a series of best practices and lessons related to each of the emergency and crisis situations covered. These lessons will assist... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2010; US$ 34.95
In the wake of severe climatic events and terrorist acts, and the emergence of dangerous technologies, communities, nations, and global organizations have diligently sought to create strategies to prepare for such events. Designing Resilience presents case studies of extreme events and analyzes the ability of affected individuals, institutions,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
Less than half of the public in the U.S. have taken the three steps to prepare for emergencies that are recommended by FEMA and the Red Cross: having a 3-day emergency kit, a family communication plan, and knowing where to get information during an emergency. Although emergency managers attempt to train the public, often they are only able to distribute... more...