Living with Hazards, Dealing with Disasters: An Introduction to Emergency Management
- Publish Date: 2000-01-15
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: William L Waugh
This is the first concise introduction to emergency management, the emerging profession that deals with disasters from floods and earthquakes to terrorist attacks. Twenty case studies illustrate the handling of actual disasters including the Northridge Earthquake and the Oklahoma City Bombing. Discussion questions and guides to on-line information sources facilitate use of the book in the classroom and professional training programs.