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Introduction to International Disaster Management 3e

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A leading comprehensive overview of global emergency management

Table of Contents

1. The Management of Disasters 2. Hazards 3. Risk and Vulnerability 4. Mitigation 5. Preparedness 6. Response 7. Recovery 8. Participants-Governmental Disaster Management Agencies 9. Participants-Nongovernmental Organizations (Including the Private Sector and Academia) 10. Participants-Multilateral Organizations and International Financial Institutions 11. Special Considerations

About the Author

Damon P. Coppola is a Partner with Bullock and Haddow LLC, a disaster management consulting firm. He has extensive experience in disaster preparedness and planning through his work with the World Bank Group; The Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management; the US Army Corps of Engineers; and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, among others. Mr. Coppola is the author of Introduction to International Disaster Management (Butterworth-Heinemann), and co-author of Introduction to Homeland Security (Butterworth-Heinemann) and Hazards Risk Management (The Federal Emergency Management Agency). He has also been published in several industry journals, including Disaster Prevention and Management, The Beacon, The American Society of Professional Emergency Planners Journal, and The International Association of Emergency Managers Newsletter, among others. Mr. Coppola holds an M.E.M in Crisis, Emergency, and Risk Management from George Washington University.


"...manages to be both concise and sufficiently deep to be useful to the security practitioner who needs either a quick reference or a resource for more detail into the various subjects. Coppola's approachable writing style is informative and balanced. This book belongs in your professional library." --Security Management "...a whopper of a book for a whopper of a takes you through the hazards; the risks...and mitigation; then preparedness and response and recovery. " --Professional Security Magazine Online

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