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Emergency management in higher education : current practices and conversations / Jessica A. Hubbard, editor in association with Public Entity Risk Institute.

Publication:
Fairfax, VA : Public Entity Risk Institute, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
342 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
Emergency management -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Congresses.
Emergency management -- United States -- Congresses.
Disaster relief -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Congresses.
Assistance in emergencies -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Congresses.
Contents:
Emergency management: definition, vision, mission, principles
Lessons from the earthquake lab: an experimental analysis of learning from experience about natural-hazards / Robert Meyer
Ensuring effective risk communication before and during a disaster / Theodore J. Hogan
Emergency management and homeland security: exploring the gray area / Glen Woodbury
The importance of international disaster management studies in the field of emergency management / Damon P. Coppola
The war on terror: when the response is the catastrophe / Ian S. Lustick
A review of the U.S. disaster assistance framework: planning for recovery / Gavin P. Smith
The disastrous response to Hurricane Katrina: blame it on the bureaucracy? / Saundra K. Schneider
Educating emergency managers: accreditation of collegiate emergency management programs / Kay C. Goss ... [et al.]
Emergency management higher education: demographics, projections, and challenges / Carol L. Cwiak
Emergency management: concepts and strategies for effective programs / Lucien G. Canton
Emergency planning for foster children displaced by disaster / Meghan Butasek
The paradigm shift in planning for special-needs populations / Brian S. Parsons and Debra Fulmer
Community engagement: leadership tool for catastrophic health events / Monica Schoch-Spana ... [et al.]
The routine and the catastrophic: emergency management after Hurricane Katrina / R. Steven Daniels
Delivery of benefits in an a emergency: lessons from Katrina / Thomas H. Stanton
From lessons learned to lessons taught: implications of Katrina on the ground and in higher education / John J. Kiefer and Lindsey O. McCormick
Making "risk-based" a reality: constructing a national hazards risk assessment / Patrick S. Roberts
The use of Hazus-MH and GIS for emergency management / Jamie D. Mitchem, Thomas R. Mueller, Kevin J. Mickey
Using information technologies in emergency response operations / John C. Pine.
Notes:
"Papers from the 2007 FEMA Emergency Management Higher Education Conference."
Includes selected bibliographical references (p. 337-342).
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
Contributor:
Hubbard, Jessica A.
United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Public Entity Risk Institute.
Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
ISBN:
9780979372216
0979372216
OCLC:
240698849
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