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Principles of Emergency Planning and Management

£24.95

PRINCIPLES OF EMERGENCY PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT

PAPERBACK by Alexander, David

£24.95

ISBN
9781903544105
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PUBLISHER
DUNEDIN ACADEMIC PRESS
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LOW STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
352 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 JAN 2002

DESCRIPTION

David Alexander provides a concise yet comprehensive and systematic primer on how to prepare for a disaster. The book introduces the methods, procedures, protocols and strategies of emergency planning, with an emphasis on situations within industrialized countries. It is designed to be a reference source and manual from which emergency mangers can extract ideas, suggestions and pro-forma methodologies to help them design and implement emergency plans.

CONTENTS

Preface. Acknowledgements. 1 Aims, purpose and scope of emergency planning; 2 Methodology: making and using maps; 3 Methodology: analytical techniques; 4 The emergency plan and its activation; 5 The plan in practice: emergency management; 6 Specialized planning; 7 Reconstructive planning; 8 Emergency-management training; 9 Concluding thoughts. Glossary. Bibliography. Index