Emergency and Disaster Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Emergency and Disaster Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Release Date: July, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 1723
ISBN13: 9781522561958|ISBN10: 1522561951|EISBN13: 9781522561965|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6195-8

Description

In a world of earthquakes, tsunamis, and terrorist attacks, emergency response plans are crucial to solving problems, overcoming challenges, and restoring and improving communities that have been affected by these catastrophic events. Although the necessity for quick and efficient aid is understood, researchers and professionals continue to strive for the best practices and methodologies to properly handle such significant events.

Emergency and Disaster Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an innovative reference source for the latest research on the theoretical and practical components of initiating crisis management and emergency response. Highlighting a range of topics such as preparedness and assessment, aid and relief, and the integration of smart technologies, this multi-volume book is designed for emergency professionals, policy makers, practitioners, academicians, and researchers interested in all aspects of disaster, crisis, and emergency studies.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Contingency Disaster Planning
  • Crisis Education and Training
  • Crisis Management
  • Disaster Relief
  • Emergency Response
  • Environmental Disasters and Hazards
  • Natural Disasters
  • Public Safety
  • Vulnerability Assessment

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.