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Engineering in Emergencies
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Prelims (Contents, Contents in Detail, Acknowledgements, Introduction) 1. Emergencies 2. The humanitarian relief system 3. Personal effectiveness 4. Personal security 5. Assessment and planning 6. Management 7. Logistics 8. Telecommunications 9. Environmental health 10. Environmental sanitation 11. Emergency water supply 12. Water source development 13. Water storage, treatment and distribution 14. Pumps 15. Mechanical plant 16. Electrical plant 17. Vehicles 18. Roads, crossings and airstrips 19. Shelter and built infrastructure 20. Temporary settlements Back Matter (Appendices 1 - 25, Bibliography, Index)

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[It is] very reassuring to have a reference book in the field which covers all aspects an engineer is expected to come across. Water and sanitation engineer on assignment Its use is highly recommended for all relief fieldworkers who have to deal with emergencies. Disasters This amazingly comprehensive book admirably covers a vast range of aspects the relief worker will deal with ... an indispensible reference book. New Civil Engineer It contains a mass of fascinating information to help field engineers and others to undertake their tasks swiftly, methodically and effectively. Water and Environmental Management Praise for the first edition: 'this is an outstanding book and a major landmark in its field.' John G. Evans, CIWEM.

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Jan Davis is a chartered engineer with experience in both emergency relief and long-term development. He has worked for Oxfam as an emergency water engineer and is currently a Senior Training Officer responsible for delivering RedR's training programme. Robert Lambert is Director of RedR. An engineer with over 15 years' experience in Africa and elsewhere, he has extensive experience in selecting, preparing, training and debriefing a wide range of professionals for humanitarian relief work.

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'this is an outstanding book and a major landmark in its field.' John G. Evans, CIWEM.

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