Emergency Preparedness, 2nd Edition Summary Table of Contents Part I: Emergencies and Disasters: Natural and Non-natural Events 1. Understanding Emergencies and Disasters 2. Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Thunderstorms, and Floods 3. Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Volcanoes, and Landslides 4. Fire and Wildfire, Drought and Extreme Heat, and Blizzards and Avalanches 5. Bomb Threats, Chemical Warfare, and Bioterrorism 6. Chemical Spills, Contamination, and Household Emergencies 7. Nuclear Threat and Exposure 8. Workplace Violence and Workplace Medical Emergencies 9. More Non-natural Events: Civil Disturbances, Blackouts, Structural Collapse Part II: Planning, Procedures, Mitigation, and Recovery 10. The Emergency Action Plan, Part One: Laying the Groundwork 11. The Emergency Action Plan, Part Two: Creating the Plan 12. Training, Drills, and Evacuations 13. Basic First Aid and Medical Care in the Workplace or Anyplace 14. Post-event Restoration 15. Guidelines for Emergency Mitigation 16. Hospitals 17. Schools Appendices Glossary
Don Philpott, author of more than 170 books, has 20 years of experience as a senior correspondent reporting on major news stories around the world. He is a former editor of Homeland Defense Journal and International Homeland Security.