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Disaster Recovery free pdf Since the publication of the first edition of Disaster Recovery, a number of important new studies and guides have become revised, updated, and expanded, this second edition meets the high standards for providing evidence-based best practices in a user-friendly textbook set by its predecessor. It is also more international in scope, incorporating case studies from around the world, including coverage of the Haiti earthquake of 2010, the Japanese tsunami of 2011, and overseas recovery practices. Highlights of the Second Edition: * Takes a more international approach by examining developments and recovery efforts from recent global disasters * New case examples added to the beginning of each chapter * Deepened practical content drawn from lessons learned through scientific studies and best practices developed over time * Integrates content on social vulnerability in each chapter * Links recovery to best practices in mitigation Each chapter includes learning objectives and key terms at the beginning as well as end-of-chapter questions to reinforce and expand learning. Also, information, studies, and best practices related to socially vulnerable populations are integrated throughout the book. Disaster Recovery, Second Edition provides a necessary update to a landmark text in the field of recovery preparedness and execution. The updates and expansions in this edition make it the new standard in the field for learning how to design and implement the best possible recovery efforts, as well as how to evaluate efforts.

About Brenda D. Phillips

Brenda D. Phillips, PhD, is associate dean and professor of sociology at Ohio University in Chillicothe (OU-C). She is the author of multiple books on emergency management and is co-editor of Social Vulnerability to Disasters and Women and Disasters: From Theory to Practice. She received the Blanchard Award for excellence in emergency management education and the Myers Award for work on the effects of disasters on women. She was also inducted into the International Women's Hall of Fame for Emergency Management and Homeland Security in 2013. Her research has been published in several journals and she has been invited to teach, consult, or lecture in New Zealand, Australia, Germany, India, Costa Rica, Mexico, Canada, and China. She recently led efforts to reopen the OU-C Emergency Response Training Center for widespread and affordable local use by emergency responders.

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Author : Brenda D. Phillips
Publisher : CRC Press Inc
Data Published : 14 December 2015
ISBN : 1466583843
EAN : 9781466583849
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 544 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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