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Introduction to Emergency Management

Introduction to Emergency Management

  • Author: George Haddow,Jane Bullock,Damon P. Coppola
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 0128030658
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 518
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Introduction to Emergency Management sets the standard for excellence in the field and has educated a generation of emergency managers. Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola return for the sixth edition with an emphasis on climate change as a major hazard. Fully updated throughout for new regulations and workflows, with new case studies covering the latest in best practices, this classic textbook prepares students for the challenges of a career in emergency management. Expanded information on disaster recovery coordination structures Emphasis on climate change as a key hazard faced by disaster managers Coverage of social media as critical tool in emergency management Fully updated throughout for the latest regulations and workflows New examples and case studies throughout Updated ancillaries to keep course instruction fresh

Introduction to Emergency Management, Enhanced

Introduction to Emergency Management, Enhanced

  • Author: George Haddow,Kim S Haddow,Damon P. Coppola
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 9780128009376
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: N.A
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Introduction to Emergency Management, Fifth Edition, offers a fully up-to-date analysis of US emergency management principles. In addition to expanding coverage of risk management in a time of climate change and terrorism, Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola discuss the impact of new emergency management technologies, social media, and an increasing focus on recovery. They examine the effects of the 2012 election results and discuss FEMA’s controversial National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Introduction to Emergency Management, Fifth Edition, gives instructors and students the best textbook content, instructor-support materials, and online resources to prepare future EM professionals for this demanding career. Links added throughout the chapters for easy access to additional information Videos that play within the ebook to demonstrate important concepts Interactive labeling images with drag and drop terms. Interactive self-assessment questions at the end of every chapter. Pop-up glossary and interactive flashcards for key terms Introduction to FEMA's Whole Community disaster preparedness initiative Material on recent disaster events, including the Boston Marathon Bombing (2013), Hurricane Sandy (2012), the Joplin Tornado (2011), the Haiti Earthquake (2011), and the Great East Japan Earthquake (2010)

Introduction to Homeland Security

Introduction to Homeland Security

Principles of All-Hazards Risk Management

  • Author: Jane Bullock,George Haddow,Damon P. Coppola
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 0128020563
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 760
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Introduction to Homeland Security: Principles of All-Hazards Risk Management, Fifth Edition, provides users with a substantially updated version of previous versions, clearly delineating the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters, while also offering a balanced account of all aspects of homeland security. This new edition features coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing, analysis of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework for critical infrastructure protection, and examines the DHS “Blue Campaign to stop human trafficking. To provide added perspective, this edition features additional “another voice sections and examines the emergence of social media as a tool for reporting on homeland security issues. Provides users with a comprehensive understanding of the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters Features coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and analysis of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework for critical infrastructure protection Examines the emergence of social media as a tool for reporting on homeland security issues

Living with Climate Change

Living with Climate Change

How Communities Are Surviving and Thriving in a Changing Climate

  • Author: Jane A. Bullock,George D. Haddow,Kim S. Haddow,Damon P. Coppola
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1498725392
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 286
  • View: 1306
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The climate has changed and communities across America are living with the consequences: rapid sea level rise, multi-state wildfires, heat waves, and enduring drought. Living with Climate Change: How Communities Are Surviving and Thriving in a Changing Climate details the steps cities are taking now to protect lives and businesses, to reduce their vulnerability, and to adapt and make themselves more resilient. The authors included in this book have been directly involved in the successful design and implementation of community-based adaptation and resilience programs. In this book, they apply decades of combined experience in hazard risk reduction, climate change adaptation, and environmental protection to provide timely and practical advice on how to plan for and live with a climate that is changing faster and more erratically than predicted. The book also examines obstacles to local, state, and national action on climate change, includes case studies to illustrate smart, effective policies and practices that have already been put in place, and defines how these actions benefit the economy, the environment, and public health. Living with Climate Change provides much-needed guidance for finding and enacting solutions to immediate and future risks of climate change.

Risikomanagement

Risikomanagement

Banken, Versicherungen und andere Finanzinstitutionen

  • Author: John Hull
  • Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH
  • ISBN: 9783868940435
  • Category: Financial institutional
  • Page: 616
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A Guide To The Project Management Body Of Knowledge (Pmbok(r) Guide) (German)

A Guide To The Project Management Body Of Knowledge (Pmbok(r) Guide) (German)

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781628251883
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 756
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The PMBOK(R) Guide - Sixth Edition - PMI's flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge--including discussion of project management business documents--and information on the PMI Talent Triangle(TM) and the essential skills for success in today's market.

Disaster Communications in a Changing Media World

Disaster Communications in a Changing Media World

  • Author: George Haddow,Kim S Haddow
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 0124079253
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 282
  • View: 7665
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Communications are key to the success of disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Accurate information disseminated to the general public, to elected officials and community leaders, as well as to the media, reduces risk, saves lives and property, and speeds recovery. Disaster Communications in a Changing Media World, Second Edition, provides valuable information for navigating these priorities in the age of evolving media. The emergence of new media like the Internet, email, blogs, text messaging, cell phone photos, and the increasing influence of first informers are redefining the roles of government and media. The tools and rules of communications are evolving, and disaster communications must also evolve to accommodate these changes and exploit the opportunities they provide. Disaster Communications in a Changing Media World, Second Edition, illuminates the path to effective disaster communication, including the need for transparency, increased accessibility, trustworthiness and reliability, and partnerships with the media. Includes case studies from recent disasters including Hurricane Sandy, the 2011 tsunami in Japan, and the Boston Marathon bombings Demonstrates how to use blogs, text messages, and cell phone cameras, as well as government channels and traditional media, to communicate during a crisis Examines current social media programs conducted by FEMA, the American Red Cross, state and local emergency managers, and the private sector Updated information in each chapter, especially on how social media has emerged as a force in disaster communications

Security Supervision and Management

Security Supervision and Management

Theory and Practice of Asset Protection

  • Author: IFPO
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 0128004894
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 668
  • View: 3359
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Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, fills the basic training needs for security professionals who want to move into supervisory or managerial positions. Covering everything needed from how to work with today’s generation security force employees to the latest advances in the security industry, Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, shows security officers how to become a more efficient and well-rounded security professional. Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, is also the only text needed to prepare for the Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) designation offered by International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO). The IFPO also publishes The Professional Protection Officer: Practical Security Strategies and Emerging Trends, now in its 8th edition. Core text for completing the Security Supervision and Management Program/Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) designation offered by IFPO Contributions from more than 50 experienced security professionals in a single volume Completely updated to reflect the latest procedural and technological changes in the security industry Conforms to ANSI/ASIS standards

Chirurgie der Kleintiere

Chirurgie der Kleintiere

  • Author: Theresa Welch Fossum
  • Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag
  • ISBN: 3437597582
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1656
  • View: 5422
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Unentbehrlich für den chirurgischen Alltag! Ob zum Nachschlagen oder zum schnellen Abklären aktueller Probleme - "Fossum" lässt keine Fragen offen. Über 1.500 farbige Abbildungen verdeutlichen die Inhalte. Neu in der 2. Auflage • Neue Kapitel: physikalische Therapie, minimalinvasive Verfahren, Operationen des Auges • Deutlich erweitert:Perioperative multimodale Schmerztherapie, Arthroskopie, Ellenbogendysplasie beim Hund, Gelenkersatz und die Behandlung von Osteoarthritis • Mehr über die neuesten bildgebenden Verfahren

Einführung in die Verhaltensökologie

Einführung in die Verhaltensökologie

mit 33 Tabellen

  • Author: John R. Krebs,Nicholas B. Davies
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783826330469
  • Category:
  • Page: 484
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Entwicklung der Persönlichkeit

Entwicklung der Persönlichkeit

Psychotherapie aus der Sicht eines Therapeuten

  • Author: Carl R Rogers
  • Publisher: Klett-Cotta
  • ISBN: 360810674X
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 409
  • View: 1834
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»In meinen Beziehungen zu Menschen habe ich herausgefunden, daß es auf lange Sicht nicht hilft, so zu tun, als wäre ich jemand, der ich nicht bin. - Ich habe es als höchst lohnend empfunden, einen anderen Menschen akzeptieren zu können.«

Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services

Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services

  • Author: Robert Klinoff
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • ISBN: 128403299X
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 576
  • View: 9370
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Designed for use within courses based on the Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Principles of Emergency Services model curriculum, this new Fifth Edition will prepare readers for a career in the fire or emergency services. Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services provides an overview of the fire service, from history and culture to the basics of chemistry and physics, fire protection systems, and strategic and tactical considerations for wildland or structural fires. The Fifth Edition has also been updated to include new or expanded coverage of risk management, Next Generation (NG) 9-1-1, the U.S. Fire Problem from local and federal perspectives, wildfire issues and the impacts of global warming, and much more.

Die Kunst des professionellen Schreibens

Die Kunst des professionellen Schreibens

ein Leitfaden für die Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften

  • Author: Howard Saul Becker
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783593367101
  • Category: Academic writing
  • Page: 223
  • View: 704
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Entwicklungspsychologie im Kindes- und Jugendalter

Entwicklungspsychologie im Kindes- und Jugendalter

  • Author: Robert Siegler,Nancy Eisenberg,Judy DeLoache,Jenny Saffran
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag
  • ISBN: 3662470284
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 688
  • View: 1617
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Wer dieses Standardwerk liest, erhält einen umfassenden Überblick über einschlägige Theorien, moderne Forschungsmethoden und neueste Erkenntnisse zur Kindes- und Jugendentwicklung. Die einfache, klare Sprache sowie zahlreiche Illustrationen und Fallbeispiele machen die Lektüre des Lehrbuchs für Studierende der Entwicklungspsychologie zum echten Vergnügen. Tabellen, Schaubilder, Zusammenfassungen und Praxisbeispiele helfen dabei, den Stoff zu verstehen, zu strukturieren und zu verinnerlichen. Die Inhalte des Werkes gehen dabei teilweise deutlich über den klassischen Lehrstoff für Bachelor-Prüfungen hinaus und vermitteln ein vertieftes Verständnis dafür, wie die Entwicklung in unterschiedlichen Bereichen zusammenhängt, von welchen sozialen und gesellschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen sie abhängt und wie die Entstehung von Problemen verhindert werden kann. Die Auseinandersetzung mit dieser Lektüre lohnt sich daher nicht nur für die Prüfungsvorbereitung im Bachelor- und Masterstudium. Auch wenn Sie bereits beruflich oder privat mit Kindern und Jugendlichen zu tun haben, wird Ihnen das Buch als wertvolles Nachschlagewerk dienen und immer wieder Lust machen, sich mit den Inhalten auseinanderzusetzen.

Tscherne Unfallchirurgie

Tscherne Unfallchirurgie

Trauma-Management

  • Author: Harald Tscherne,Gerd Regel
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag
  • ISBN: 3642592155
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 407
  • View: 5730
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o Das Thema Das Polytrauma stellt eine der größten Herausforderungen in der Unfallchirurgie dar und verlangt nach einem optimalen Zusammenspiel aller an der Versorgung beteiligten Kräfte. Konsequentes Management des traumatisierten Patienten erfordert konkrete Richtlinien für die Praxis. o Das Spektrum In den drei Hauptteilen Infrastruktur, Präklinik und Klinik werden alle Aspekte des Trauma-Managements kompetent abgehandelt. Anhand erprobter und bewährter Modelle wird das erforderliche Höchstmaß an Infrastruktur, Logistik, Ausbildung und Training ebenso souverän präsentiert wie das diagnostische und therapeutische Spektrum. Standardisierte Handlungskonzepte vermitteln die in der Akutsituation notwendige Sicherheit und Routine. o Die Herausgeber Prof. Dr. Harald Tscherne ist Ärztlicher Direktor der Unfallchirurgischen Klinik der MHH. Prof. Dr. Gerd Regel ist Oberarzt an der Unfallchirurgischen Klinik der MHH.

Wettbewerbsvorteile

Wettbewerbsvorteile

Spitzenleistungen erreichen und behaupten

  • Author: Michael E. Porter
  • Publisher: Campus Verlag
  • ISBN: 3593500485
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 688
  • View: 9731
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Wettbewerbsvorteile entscheiden über Erfolg oder Misserfolg eines Unternehmens. Michael E. Porter zeigt, wie sich Firmen in ihrer Branche Wettbewerbsvorteile verschaffen und so behaupten können. Entweder ein Produkt hat einen Kostenvorteil oder es muss einen einzigartigen Nutzen bieten, der einen höheren Preis rechtfertigt. Porters Strategieklassiker muss jeder kennen, der mit der Strategieentwicklung in einer Firma zu tun hat.

Introduction to Health Physics, Fifth Edition

Introduction to Health Physics, Fifth Edition

  • Author: Thomas E. Johnson
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 0071835261
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 896
  • View: 1778
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A dynamic and comprehensive overview of the field of health physics This trusted, one-of-a-kind guide delivers authoritative and succinctly written coverage of the entire field of health physics including the biological basis for radiation safety standards, radioactivity, nuclear reactors, radioactive waste, and non-ionizing radiation, as well as radiation dosimetry, radiation instrumentation, and principles of radiation protection. This thorough overview of need-to-know topics, from a review of physical principles to a useful look at the interaction of radiation with matter, offers a problem-solving approach that will serve readers throughout their careers. More than 470 "Homework Problems" and 175+ "Example Problems" Essential background material on quantitative risk assessment for radiation exposure Unique Integration of industrial hygiene with radiation safety Authoritative radiation safety and environmental health coverage that supports the International Commission on Radiological Protection's standards for specific populations – now including ICRP 130 recommendations High-yield appendices to expand comprehension of chapter material Essential coverage of non-ionizing radiation, lasers and microwaves, computer use in dose calculation, and dose limit recommendations NEW to this edition! Expanded information on tissue and radiation weighting factors, advances in detectors, and the Fukushima accident

Der Abgrund in dir

Der Abgrund in dir

  • Author: Dennis Lehane
  • Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG
  • ISBN: 3257609175
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 528
  • View: 3281
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Rachel Childs hat alles, was man sich erträumt: ein Leben ohne finanzielle Sorgen, einen gutaussehenden, liebevollen Ehemann. Doch im Bruchteil einer Sekunde macht ausgerechnet dieser Mann ihr Leben zu einer Farce aus Betrug, Verrat und Gefahr. Nichts ist mehr, wie es scheint, und Rachel muss sich entscheiden: Wird sie kämpfen für das, was sie liebt, oder im Strudel einer unglaublichen Verschwörung untergehen?

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations

  • Author: American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470443715
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 672
  • View: 9415
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Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations, Student Edition This comprehensive textbook provides a complete introduction to risk management in health care. Risk Management Handbook, Student Edition, covers general risk management techniques; standards of health care risk management administration; federal, state and local laws; and methods for integrating patient safety and enterprise risk management into a comprehensive risk management program. The Student Edition is applicable to all health care settings including acute care hospital to hospice, and long term care. Written for students and those new to the topic, each chapter highlights key points and learning objectives, lists key terms, and offers questions for discussion. An instructor's supplement with cases and other material is also available. American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association with more than 5,000 members representing health care, insurance, law, and other related professions. ASHRM promotes effective and innovative risk management strategies and professional leadership through education, recognition, advocacy, publications, networking, and interactions with leading health care organizations and government agencies. ASHRM initiatives focus on developing and implementing safe and effective patient care practices, preserving financial resources, and maintaining safe working environments.

Introduction to private security

Introduction to private security

  • Author: Kären M. Hess,Henry M. Wrobleski
  • Publisher: West Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9780314893802
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 460
  • View: 9173
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INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE SECURITY, Fifth Edition, provides a comprehensive, accessible, state-of-the-art overview of private security, its principles, its legal authority, its growing role in the criminal justice system, and its impact on society. Newly updated with expanded coverage of important current issues such as IT security, terrorism, homeland security, and security management, this best-selling text has also been streamlined and redesigned with a more manageable, appealing, and flexible format. Hesss thoroughly engaging writing style and the clear, compelling organization of the text help make even complex course material interesting and accessible, while preparing you for success as a professional in a dynamic and exciting field.