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Emergency management and social intelligence : a comprehensive all-hazards approach

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Charna R. Epstein, Ameya Pawar, Scott C. Simon. --Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press , c2015.
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Supplying an understanding of social vulnerability and its interplay with emergency management, this book provides information on garnering information to adapt emergency plans for emergency situations. It includes a historical analysis of how disaster monies have been spent as well as how it has been allocated so that it didn't mitigate future events. The authors discuss how harnessing local community intelligence from information centers; such as non-profits and social service providers, com…
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Epstein, Charna R
Other Authors
Pawar, Ameya
Simon, Scott. C
Responsibility
Charna R. Epstein, Ameya Pawar, Scott C. Simon
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
CRC Press
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxv, 216 p.)
ISBN
9781439847985
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management
Abstract
Supplying an understanding of social vulnerability and its interplay with emergency management, this book provides information on garnering information to adapt emergency plans for emergency situations. It includes a historical analysis of how disaster monies have been spent as well as how it has been allocated so that it didn't mitigate future events. The authors discuss how harnessing local community intelligence from information centers; such as non-profits and social service providers, community vulnerabilities, planning gaps, and social strata, and leveraging organizational capacity will.
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Medicine for the outdoors : the essential guide to first aid and medical emergencies

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Paul S. Auerbach. (5th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Mosby Elsevier , c2009.
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Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches to outdoor and wilderness emergencies, this newly updated guide explains the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem when help is miles or days away. Logically organized, "Medicine for the Outdoors" may literally save a life.
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Auerbach, Paul S.
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Paul S. Auerbach
Edition
5th ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Mosby Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2009
Physical Description
1 online resource (563 p.)
ISBN
9780323078726 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Medicine
First Aid
Emergencies
Subjects (LCSH)
Outdoor medical emergencies
First aid in illness and injury
Emergency Treatment - methods
Environmental Exposure
Recreation
Emergencies
Survival
Abstract
Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches to outdoor and wilderness emergencies, this newly updated guide explains the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem when help is miles or days away. Logically organized, "Medicine for the Outdoors" may literally save a life.
Contents
Part 1 General Information -- Part 2 Major Medical Problems -- Part 3 Minor Medical Problems -- Part 4 Disorders Related to Specific Environments -- Part 5 Miscellaneous Information.
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