Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management

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  • Author : Tanveer Islam
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 458 pages
  • ISBN : 0128004355
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Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management

Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management
  • Author : Tanveer Islam,Jeffrey Ryan
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 08 August 2015
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Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management introduces readers to mitigation, one of the four foundational phases of emergency management, and to the hazard mitigation planning process. Authors Islam and Ryan review the hazard mitigation framework in both private sector and governmental agencies, covering the regulatory and legal frameworks for mitigation, as well as risk assessment processes and strategies, and tools and techniques that can prevent, or lessen, the impact of disasters. The book specifically addresses hazards posed by human activity, including

Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness

Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness
  • Author : Dylan Sandler,Anna K. Schwab,David J. Brower
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 05 August 2016
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This book introduces the concept of hazards as part of the earth’s natural systems, in contrast to "disasters," which occur at the intersection of the built and natural environments. It emphasizes choices made by society that either increase or diminish our level of vulnerability to the impacts of hazards, and the role of the emergency manager in how these choices are made and acted upon. The book defines key concepts including mitigation, preparedness, resilience, vulnerability, and explains the role

Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness

Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness
  • Author : Dylan Sandler,Anna K. Schwab
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 September 2021
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An essential text for today’s emerging professionals and higher education community, the third edition of Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness provides accessible and actionable strategies to create safer, more resilient communities. Known and valued for its balanced approach, Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness assumes no prior knowledge of the subject, presenting the major principles involved in preparing for and mitigating the impacts of hazards in emergency management. Real-world examples of different tools and techniques allow for the application of knowledge and

Natural Hazard Mitigation

Natural Hazard Mitigation
  • Author : Alessandra Jerolleman,John J. Kiefer
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 November 2012
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One of the four core phases of emergency management, hazard mitigation is essential for reducing disaster effects on human populations and making communities more resilient to the impacts of hazards. Presenting an up-to-date look at the changing nature of disasters, Natural Hazard Mitigation offers practical guidance on the implementation and selec

Wiley Pathways Introduction to Emergency Management

Wiley Pathways Introduction to Emergency Management
  • Author : Michael K. Lindell, Ph.D.,Carla Prater,Ronald W. Perry, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 03 November 2006
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The recent devastation caused by tsunamis, hurricanes and wildfires highlights the need for highly trained professionals who can develop effective strategies in response to these disasters. This invaluable resource arms readers with the tools to address all phases of emergency management. It covers everything from the social and environmental processes that generate hazards to vulnerability analysis, hazard mitigation, emergency response, and disaster recovery.

Wiley Pathways Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness

Wiley Pathways Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness
  • Author : Anna K. Schwab,David J. Brower,Katherine Eschelbach
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 08 December 2021
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With this book, readers will learn how to apply their knowledge and skills in order to create communities that are more resilient to the impacts of hazards. It clearly presents the major principles involved in preparing for and mitigating the impacts of hazards in emergency management. This resource also provides real-world examples of different tools and techniques that emergency managers can use to reduce the impact of different types of hazards.

Natural Hazard Mitigation

Natural Hazard Mitigation
  • Author : David Godschalk
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release : 08 December 1999
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This text offers an informative examination of natural hazard mitigation for planners, policymakers, stu dents, and professionals that work in this field. The topics include guidelines for hurricanes, floods and earthquakes. '

Principles of Emergency Management

Principles of Emergency Management
  • Author : Michael J. Fagel
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 12 December 2011
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Principles of Emergency Management: Hazard Specific Issues and Mitigation offers preparedness and mitigation recommendations for advanced emergency planning. Because disasters are so unpredictable, advance planning is needed to effectively respond to and mitigate against the potential effects of such events. Whether a disaster is natural or man-made, accidental or deliberate, the best way to protect the public is by implementing an integrated emergency management system incorporating all potential stakeholders through all phases of the event. As such, the book suggests

Report on Costs and Benefits of Natural Hazard Mitigation

Report on Costs and Benefits of Natural Hazard Mitigation
  • Author : Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release : 09 February 2013
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Over the last decade, the overall cost of disasters to the United States has grown significantly. From 1989 to 1993, the average annual losses from disasters were $3.3 billion. Over the last 4 years, the average annual losses have increased to $13 billion. On the Federal side alone, disasters have cost over $20 billion over the last four years. The disaster losses are equally as staggering for the American public. Since 1993, over 1.4 million Americans have been impacted by Presidentially declared disasters, resulting in the loss of

Report on Costs and Benefits of Natural Hazard Mitigation

Report on Costs and Benefits of Natural Hazard Mitigation
  • Author : P. Michael Laub
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release : 01 June 1997
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Experience at the Federal, State, and local levels during natural disasters, along with a growing body of research, has demonstrated that the losses from such events, in terms of life, property, and community resources, can be substantially reduced when mitigation techniques and technologies are applied. This report illustrates the comparative benefits and costs associated with the implementation of a variety of mitigation measures by governments and private sector entities. It identifies, through a series of case studies, the mitigation tools

Disasters by Design

Disasters by Design
  • Author : Dennis Mileti
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 18 May 1999
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Disasters by Design provides an alternative and sustainable way to view, study, and manage hazards in the United States that would result in disaster-resilient communities, higher environmental quality, inter- and intragenerational equity, economic sustainability, and improved quality of life. This volume provides an overview of what is known about natural hazards, disasters, recovery, and mitigation, how research findings have been translated into policies and programs; and a sustainable hazard mitigation research agenda. Also provided is an examination of past disaster