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Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness
by Anna K. Schwab

Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness shows how to apply knowledge and skills in order to create communities that are more resilient to the impacts of hazards.

Features:

  • Presents the major principles involved in preparing for and mitigating the impacts of hazards in emergency management
  • Provides real-world examples of different tools and techniques that emergency managers can use to reduce the impact of different types of hazards

Contents

  1. Hazards vs. Disasters
  2. Meteorological and Hydrological Hazards
  3. Geological Hazards
  4. Man-Made Hazards
  5. Hazards Management Framework
  6. The Role of the Federal Government
  7. Mitigation Hazards at the State Level
  8. Local Government Power
  9. Community Resilience and the Private Sector
  10. Risk Assessment
  11. Preparedness Activities
  12. Hazard Mitigation Tools and Techniques
  13. Hazard Mitigation Planning
  14. Building a Culture of Prevention

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Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness
by Anna K. Schwab
2006 568 pages $53.95 + shipping
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