Emergency Management: Principles and Practice for Local Government, 2nd Edition (PDF)

This all-new second edition of ICMA's landmark book is the only comprehensive resource and textbook for state-of-the-art emergency management for local government.

DIGITAL PUBLICATION | Mar 14, 2017

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Member Price: 53.82

Non-member Price: 59.80

March 14, 2017

The second edition of ICMA's landmark book is the only comprehensive resource and textbook for state-of-the-art emergency management for local government.

Contents include:

Part One: Context and Organization of Emergency Management

  • Local emergency management in the post-9/11 world
  • Local emergency management: Origins and evolution
  • Organizing for emergency management
  • The intergovernmental context
  • Collaborative emergency management

Part Two: Functions and Phases of Emergency Management Mitigation

  • Planning and preparedness
  • Applied response strategies
  • Disaster response
  • The role of the health sector in planning and response
  • Recovery

Part Three: Major Issues in Emergency Management

  • Legal issues
  • Identifying and addressing social vulnerabilities
  • New information technologies in emergency management 
  • Budgeting for emergency management
  • Future directions in emergency management

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