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The Resource Emergency management : a reference handbook, Jeffrey B. Bumgarner

Emergency management : a reference handbook, Jeffrey B. Bumgarner

Label
Emergency management : a reference handbook
Title
Emergency management
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey B. Bumgarner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Outlines the history of, and discusses current issues related to emergency management
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bumgarner, Jeffrey B
Dewey number
363.340973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV551.3
LC item number
.B85 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary world issues
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emergency management
  • Crisis management
  • Crisis management
  • Emergency management
  • United States
Label
Emergency management : a reference handbook, Jeffrey B. Bumgarner
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The 1920s and 1930s
  • The 1950s
  • The 1960s and 1970s
  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • The Department of Homeland Security
  • FEMA's reorganization
  • [1C].
  • Defining disasters
  • FEMA's definition of disaster
  • Types of disasters and catastrophes
  • Preface
  • [1D].
  • Fundamentals of emergency management
  • Mitigation
  • Preparedness
  • Response
  • Recovery
  • [1E].
  • References
  • 2.
  • Problems, controversies, and solutions
  • 1.
  • [2A].
  • Sociology of disasters
  • Disaster victimology
  • Types of victims
  • Victims' responses
  • Providing psychological first aid
  • Impact on first responders
  • [2B].
  • The question of federalism : who should be responsible?
  • The public policy process
  • Background and history
  • Making policy changes
  • Federal emergency management efforts
  • State emergency management efforts
  • Emergency management by private organizations
  • [2C].
  • Debates over emergency management resources
  • Natural disasters or terrorism?
  • Warning systems
  • Key city and nationwide efforts
  • [2D].
  • [1A].
  • References
  • History of emergency management and disaster response
  • [1B].
  • Disaster response and the birth of the United States
  • The U.S. Constitution
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • [3C].
  • Comparative emergency management activities and readiness
  • China
  • Australia
  • India
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • 3.
  • Argentina
  • Nigeria
  • [3D].
  • Civil unrest, ethnic conflict, and terrorism
  • [3D].
  • References
  • 4.
  • Chronology
  • 5.
  • Biographical sketches
  • Worldwide perspective
  • Joe Allbaugh
  • Clara Barton
  • Julius W. Becton, Jr.
  • B. Wayne Blanchard
  • Mabel Boardman
  • William Booth
  • Michael D. Brown
  • James E. Carter
  • Isaac M. Cline
  • Michael Chertoff
  • [3A].
  • Rudolph W.L. Giuliani III
  • Louis O. Giuffrida
  • James Loy
  • John W. Macy, Jr.
  • John W. McGraw
  • Robert Mueller
  • Clarence Ray Nagin, Jr.
  • Robert D. Paulison
  • Tom Ridge
  • Robert T. Stafford
  • Emergency management : a global responsibility
  • Wallace E. Stickney
  • William Howard Taft
  • Gordon F. Vickery
  • James Lee Witt
  • The role of the United Nations
  • The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)
  • [3B].
  • Disaster vulnerabilities by region
  • Homeland Security Act of 2002 -- Title V -- emergency preparedness and response
  • [6B].
  • Key testimony before Congress
  • Opening statement of R. David Paulison
  • The FY2008 FEMA budget : building a new FEMA
  • [6C].
  • Reforming FEMA : are we making progress?
  • Statement of George W. Foresman
  • NPPD mission and overview
  • Preparedness progress to date
  • 6.
  • Closing
  • 7.
  • Directory of organizations
  • [7A].
  • Private organizations
  • [7B].
  • Association and resource centers
  • [7C].
  • Government agencies
  • United States government agencies
  • Data and documents
  • State emergency management agencies
  • International agencies/organizations
  • 8.
  • Resources
  • [8A].
  • Summary of selected scholarship relating to emergency management
  • [8B].
  • Books, government reports, and videos
  • Books
  • Government publications
  • [6A].
  • Videos
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • About the author
  • Key executive orders and legislation
  • Creation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Robert T. Stafford Relief and Emergency Assistance Act of 1988
  • Title I -- findings, declarations and definitions
  • Title II -- Disaster preparedness and mitigation assistance
Control code
ocn163625233
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 293 pages
Isbn
9781598841107
Lccn
2007031365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40015158543
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o163625233
  • (OCoLC)163625233
Label
Emergency management : a reference handbook, Jeffrey B. Bumgarner
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The 1920s and 1930s
  • The 1950s
  • The 1960s and 1970s
  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • The Department of Homeland Security
  • FEMA's reorganization
  • [1C].
  • Defining disasters
  • FEMA's definition of disaster
  • Types of disasters and catastrophes
  • Preface
  • [1D].
  • Fundamentals of emergency management
  • Mitigation
  • Preparedness
  • Response
  • Recovery
  • [1E].
  • References
  • 2.
  • Problems, controversies, and solutions
  • 1.
  • [2A].
  • Sociology of disasters
  • Disaster victimology
  • Types of victims
  • Victims' responses
  • Providing psychological first aid
  • Impact on first responders
  • [2B].
  • The question of federalism : who should be responsible?
  • The public policy process
  • Background and history
  • Making policy changes
  • Federal emergency management efforts
  • State emergency management efforts
  • Emergency management by private organizations
  • [2C].
  • Debates over emergency management resources
  • Natural disasters or terrorism?
  • Warning systems
  • Key city and nationwide efforts
  • [2D].
  • [1A].
  • References
  • History of emergency management and disaster response
  • [1B].
  • Disaster response and the birth of the United States
  • The U.S. Constitution
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • [3C].
  • Comparative emergency management activities and readiness
  • China
  • Australia
  • India
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • 3.
  • Argentina
  • Nigeria
  • [3D].
  • Civil unrest, ethnic conflict, and terrorism
  • [3D].
  • References
  • 4.
  • Chronology
  • 5.
  • Biographical sketches
  • Worldwide perspective
  • Joe Allbaugh
  • Clara Barton
  • Julius W. Becton, Jr.
  • B. Wayne Blanchard
  • Mabel Boardman
  • William Booth
  • Michael D. Brown
  • James E. Carter
  • Isaac M. Cline
  • Michael Chertoff
  • [3A].
  • Rudolph W.L. Giuliani III
  • Louis O. Giuffrida
  • James Loy
  • John W. Macy, Jr.
  • John W. McGraw
  • Robert Mueller
  • Clarence Ray Nagin, Jr.
  • Robert D. Paulison
  • Tom Ridge
  • Robert T. Stafford
  • Emergency management : a global responsibility
  • Wallace E. Stickney
  • William Howard Taft
  • Gordon F. Vickery
  • James Lee Witt
  • The role of the United Nations
  • The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)
  • [3B].
  • Disaster vulnerabilities by region
  • Homeland Security Act of 2002 -- Title V -- emergency preparedness and response
  • [6B].
  • Key testimony before Congress
  • Opening statement of R. David Paulison
  • The FY2008 FEMA budget : building a new FEMA
  • [6C].
  • Reforming FEMA : are we making progress?
  • Statement of George W. Foresman
  • NPPD mission and overview
  • Preparedness progress to date
  • 6.
  • Closing
  • 7.
  • Directory of organizations
  • [7A].
  • Private organizations
  • [7B].
  • Association and resource centers
  • [7C].
  • Government agencies
  • United States government agencies
  • Data and documents
  • State emergency management agencies
  • International agencies/organizations
  • 8.
  • Resources
  • [8A].
  • Summary of selected scholarship relating to emergency management
  • [8B].
  • Books, government reports, and videos
  • Books
  • Government publications
  • [6A].
  • Videos
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • About the author
  • Key executive orders and legislation
  • Creation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Robert T. Stafford Relief and Emergency Assistance Act of 1988
  • Title I -- findings, declarations and definitions
  • Title II -- Disaster preparedness and mitigation assistance
Control code
ocn163625233
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 293 pages
Isbn
9781598841107
Lccn
2007031365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40015158543
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o163625233
  • (OCoLC)163625233

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