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Hazard mitigation and preparedness : an introductory text for emergency management and planning professionals / Anna K. Schwab, Dylan Sandler and David J. Brower

By: Schwab, Anna K.
Contributor(s): Sandler, Dylan | Brower, David J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boca Raton, FL. : CRC Press, c2017Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxv, 530 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781466595569.Subject(s): Emergency management -- United States | Hazard mitigation -- United States | Preparedness | HSBE SOBECall number: HV551.3 S398h 2017
Contents:
Hazards and disasters -- Preparedness, hazard mitigation, and climate change adaption: an overview -- Meteorological and hydrological disasters: hurricanes, sea level rise, floods, drought, wildfire, tornadoes, severe winter weather, and extreme heat -- Geological hazards: earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, landslides, coastal erosion, and land subsidence -- Human-made hazards: terrorism, civil unrest, and technological hazards -- Role of the federal government in disaster management -- Mitigating hazards at the state level: divergent views and outcomes -- Local government powers: building resilience from the ground up -- Community resilience and the private sector -- Risk assessment: identifying hazards and assessing vulnerability -- Preparedness activities: planning to be ready when disaster hits -- Hazard mitigation activities: creating strategies to reduce vulnerability -- Disaster resilience: living with our environment.
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Hazards and disasters -- Preparedness, hazard mitigation, and climate change adaption: an overview -- Meteorological and hydrological disasters: hurricanes, sea level rise, floods, drought, wildfire, tornadoes, severe winter weather, and extreme heat -- Geological hazards: earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, landslides, coastal erosion, and land subsidence -- Human-made hazards: terrorism, civil unrest, and technological hazards -- Role of the federal government in disaster management -- Mitigating hazards at the state level: divergent views and outcomes -- Local government powers: building resilience from the ground up -- Community resilience and the private sector -- Risk assessment: identifying hazards and assessing vulnerability -- Preparedness activities: planning to be ready when disaster hits -- Hazard mitigation activities: creating strategies to reduce vulnerability -- Disaster resilience: living with our environment.

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