Expanded coverage of global approaches to disaster management with enhanced data and research on disasters Damon P. Coppola. Introduction to International Disaster Management. Front Cover. Damon P. Coppola. Butterworth-Heinemann, – Nature – pages. Introduction to International Disaster Management. Front Cover · Damon P. Coppola. Elsevier, Oct 17, – Political Science – pages.
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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Introduction to International Disaster Management. ElsevierOct 17, – Political Science – pages. Written from a global perspective on risk, hazards, and disasters, Introduction to International Disaster Management provides practitioners, educators and students with a comprehensive overview of the players, processes disater special issues involved in the management of large-scale natural and intrenational disasters.
The book discusses special issues encountered in the management of international disasters, and explains the various private, non-governmental, national, and international agencies that assist in preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery during national and regional events.
Concentrating on the four major phases of emergency management — mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery — Introduction to International Disaster Management deals with such timely topics as Hurricane Katrina, the Asian tsunami, and SARS. It also serves as a reference to governmental and other agencies involved in international disaster management managemeng.
Introduction to International Disaster Management by Damon P. Coppola
This book is the first of its kind to take a global approach to the topic of international disaster management. User Review – Flag as inappropriate wizzle wa arsenal.
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Standing motor cars may rock slightly. Vibration like passing of truck.
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Page 44 – Everybody runs outdoors. Damage negligible in buildings of good design and construction ; slight to moderate in well-built ordinary structures ; considerable in poorly built or badly designed structures ; some chimneys broken.
Noticed by managemenr driving motor cars. Page 44 – Damage considerable in specially designed structures; well-designed frame structures thrown out of plumb; great in substantial buildings, with partial collapse.
Buildings shifted off foundations.