The Resource Comprehensive emergency management for local governments: : demystifying emergency planning, James A. Gordon, (ebook)

Comprehensive emergency management for local governments: : demystifying emergency planning, James A. Gordon, (ebook)

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Comprehensive emergency management for local governments: : demystifying emergency planning
Title
Comprehensive emergency management for local governments:
Title remainder
demystifying emergency planning
Statement of responsibility
James A. Gordon
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Language
eng
Summary
This "how to" guide shows small to mid-sized local governments, whether in urban or regional settings, how to develop comprehensive emergency management plans with minimal expenditure of resources. Its modular, step-by-step approach also makes it an effective guide for non-experts and those interested in self-study. The book covers both preparedness planning and actual emergency management and includes these helpful features:Uses a modular approach to developing written plans, starting with the Preparedness Plan at the federal, provincial/state levels. At its core is the Emergency Management Plan, which is essentially the establishment and operation of the Emergency Operations Center that is central to any emergency. Instructions also cover other common plans: 1) Emergency Social Services 2) Emergency Public Information 3) Emergency Telecommunications 4) Evacuation 5) Hazard-Specific 6) Mutual Aid AgreementsTakes novice emergency planners step-by-step through the four complete processes of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery for natural and human-made disasters.Gives tips for a staff training matrix and for developing a timetable of graduated exercises to test the written plan.Includes checklists, summaries, plan outlines, glossary, appendices that list online resources, and suggestions for career and professional development
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Midwest
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Gordon, James A
Dewey number
363.34/068
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Rothstein catalog on disaster recovery
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  • Emergency management
  • Local government
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Comprehensive emergency management for local governments: : demystifying emergency planning, James A. Gordon, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781931332910
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11647719
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remote
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11647719
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MWT11647719
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Comprehensive emergency management for local governments: : demystifying emergency planning, James A. Gordon, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781931332910
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11647719
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11647719
System control number
MWT11647719
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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